Solve for y 14y-12=40

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14y-12=40
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Add 12 to both sides of the equation.
14y=40+12
Add 40 and 12.
14y=52
14y=52
Divide each term by 14 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 14y=52 by 14.
14y14=5214
Cancel the common factor of 14.
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Cancel the common factor.
14y14=5214
Divide y by 1.
y=5214
y=5214
Cancel the common factor of 52 and 14.
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Factor 2 out of 52.
y=2(26)14
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 2 out of 14.
y=2⋅262⋅7
Cancel the common factor.
y=2⋅262⋅7
Rewrite the expression.
y=267
y=267
y=267
y=267
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=267
Decimal Form:
y=3.714285‾
Mixed Number Form:
y=357
Solve for y 14y-12=40

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