Solve for y 5/6y-7=8

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56y-7=8
Combine 56 and y.
5y6-7=8
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Add 7 to both sides of the equation.
5y6=8+7
Add 8 and 7.
5y6=15
5y6=15
Multiply both sides of the equation by 65.
65⋅5y6=65⋅15
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Simplify 65⋅5y6.
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Cancel the common factor of 6.
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Cancel the common factor.
65⋅5y6=65⋅15
Rewrite the expression.
15⋅(5y)=65⋅15
15⋅(5y)=65⋅15
Cancel the common factor of 5.
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Factor 5 out of 5y.
15⋅(5(y))=65⋅15
Cancel the common factor.
15⋅(5y)=65⋅15
Rewrite the expression.
y=65⋅15
y=65⋅15
y=65⋅15
Simplify 65⋅15.
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Cancel the common factor of 5.
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Factor 5 out of 15.
y=65⋅(5(3))
Cancel the common factor.
y=65⋅(5⋅3)
Rewrite the expression.
y=6⋅3
y=6⋅3
Multiply 6 by 3.
y=18
y=18
y=18
Solve for y 5/6y-7=8

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