Solve for y -5y-72=104

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-5y-72=104
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Add 72 to both sides of the equation.
-5y=104+72
Add 104 and 72.
-5y=176
-5y=176
Divide each term by -5 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -5y=176 by -5.
-5y-5=176-5
Cancel the common factor of -5.
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Cancel the common factor.
-5y-5=176-5
Divide y by 1.
y=176-5
y=176-5
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-1765
y=-1765
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-1765
Decimal Form:
y=-35.2
Mixed Number Form:
y=-3515
Solve for y -5y-72=104

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