Solve for y 48/8=42/y

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488=42y
Rewrite the equation as 42y=488.
42y=488
Divide 48 by 8.
42y=6
Solve for y.
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Multiply each term by y and simplify.
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Multiply each term in 42y=6 by y.
42y⋅y=6⋅y
Cancel the common factor of y.
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Cancel the common factor.
42y⋅y=6⋅y
Rewrite the expression.
42=6⋅y
42=6y
42=6y
Rewrite the equation as 6y=42.
6y=42
Divide each term by 6 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 6y=42 by 6.
6y6=426
Cancel the common factor of 6.
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Cancel the common factor.
6y6=426
Divide y by 1.
y=426
y=426
Divide 42 by 6.
y=7
y=7
y=7
Solve for y 48/8=42/y

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