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Old 07-03-2011   #3
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Originally Posted by aryana View Post
solve for y

0.2y=8

Divide both sides of the equation by 0.2.

Result =
y = 40

Another possible solution

Multiply both sides of the equation
by five, because you are trying
to get "y."
Result Left Side = 0.2y x5 = y
Result Right Side = 8x5 = 40
y=40

Last edited by Pi=; 08-18-2011 at 01:29 PM.. Reason: another solution as well
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