Solve for y y/-11=2.5

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y-11=2.5
Multiply both sides of the equation by -11.
-11⋅y-11=-11⋅2.5
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Simplify -11⋅y-11.
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Cancel the common factor of 11.
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Factor 11 out of -11.
11(-1)⋅y-11=-11⋅2.5
Factor 11 out of -11.
11⋅-1⋅y11⋅-1=-11⋅2.5
Cancel the common factor.
11⋅-1⋅y11⋅-1=-11⋅2.5
Rewrite the expression.
-1⋅y-1=-11⋅2.5
-1⋅y-1=-11⋅2.5
Simplify the expression.
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Move the negative one from the denominator of y-1.
-1⋅(-1⋅y)=-11⋅2.5
Rewrite -1⋅y as -y.
-1⋅(-y)=-11⋅2.5
-1⋅(-y)=-11⋅2.5
Multiply -1(-y).
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Multiply -1 by -1.
1y=-11⋅2.5
Multiply y by 1.
y=-11⋅2.5
y=-11⋅2.5
y=-11⋅2.5
Multiply -11 by 2.5.
y=-27.5
y=-27.5
Solve for y y/-11=2.5

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