Solve for y 5y-7=-21

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5y-7=-21
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.
5y=-21+7
Add -21 and 7.
5y=-14
5y=-14
Divide each term by 5 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 5y=-14 by 5.
5y5=-145
Cancel the common factor of 5.
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Cancel the common factor.
5y5=-145
Divide y by 1.
y=-145
y=-145
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-145
y=-145
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-145
Decimal Form:
y=-2.8
Mixed Number Form:
y=-245
Solve for y 5y-7=-21

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