Solve for y 9-7y-6-7y=5

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9-7y-6-7y=5
Simplify 9-7y-6-7y.
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Subtract 6 from 9.
-7y+3-7y=5
Subtract 7y from -7y.
-14y+3=5
-14y+3=5
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 3 from both sides of the equation.
-14y=5-3
Subtract 3 from 5.
-14y=2
-14y=2
Divide each term by -14 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -14y=2 by -14.
-14y-14=2-14
Cancel the common factor of -14.
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Cancel the common factor.
-14y-14=2-14
Divide y by 1.
y=2-14
y=2-14
Simplify 2-14.
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Cancel the common factor of 2 and -14.
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Factor 2 out of 2.
y=2(1)-14
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 2 out of -14.
y=2⋅12⋅-7
Cancel the common factor.
y=2⋅12⋅-7
Rewrite the expression.
y=1-7
y=1-7
y=1-7
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-17
y=-17
y=-17
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-17
Decimal Form:
y=-0.142857‾
Solve for y 9-7y-6-7y=5

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