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5/(y-3)=(y+7)/(2y-6)
i got no solution and i got y=3.
Solve each equation. Watch for extraneous solutions.

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asked by jackie
  1. y=3 is not allowed, as y-3 is in the denominator.

    y is not 3, then
    10=y+7, or y =3
    So no solution, y cannot be 3.

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