I need help on how to solve equations like this

(y-5)/3 =1

I don't quite understand it

asked by Baby_Banana
  1. objective: get y alone.
    1) multiply both sides by 3
    add 5 to each side

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

    Multiply both sides by 3

    y - 5 = 3

    Add 5 to both sides.

    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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