# Algebra

I need help on how to solve equations like this

(y-5)/3 =1

I don't quite understand it

1. objective: get y alone.
1) multiply both sides by 3
y-5=3
y=8

posted by bobpursley
2. (y-5)/3 =1

Multiply both sides by 3

y - 5 = 3

y = 8

posted by Ms. Sue
3. Thank you, Ms.Sue and Bob! I never really understood how to solve these types of equations

posted by Baby_Banana
4. You're welcome.

posted by Ms. Sue

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