Quote:
Originally Posted by aryana
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