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Solve x = 5y for variable y (need instructions)

Postby imkay32 on Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:49 pm

Solve for the variable indicated

x = 5y for y

just got handed this problem with no instruction. any help would be greatly appreciated! :)
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Postby stapel_eliz on Fri Oct 02, 2009 12:34 am

Would you be able to solve 10 = 5y for y? If so, then use the same step here.

If not, then study how to solve linear equations and then how to solve literal equations, to make up for the course instruction that your instructor has not provided. :wink:
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