Solve for y 2y-7y=8

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2y-7y=8
Subtract 7y from 2y.
-5y=8
Divide each term by -5 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -5y=8 by -5.
-5y-5=8-5
Cancel the common factor of -5.
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Cancel the common factor.
-5y-5=8-5
Divide y by 1.
y=8-5
y=8-5
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-85
y=-85
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-85
Decimal Form:
y=-1.6
Mixed Number Form:
y=-135
Solve for y 2y-7y=8

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