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-5y-9=-(y-1)

I combined like terms and I divided -8/-4. I got 2. Is this right?

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  1. -5y-9=-(y-1)

    I combined like terms and I divided -8/-4. I got 2. Is this right?

    Given -5y - 9 = -(y - 1)
    ......-5y - 9 = -y + 1
    ......-9 - 1 = 4y
    ......-10 = 4y
    ........y = -10/4 = -2.5

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