Solve for y y=3/4y-5

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y=34y-5
Combine 34 and y.
y=3y4-5
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 3y4 from both sides of the equation.
y-3y4=-5
To write y as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 44.
y⋅44-3y4=-5
Combine y and 44.
y⋅44-3y4=-5
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
y⋅4-3y4=-5
Simplify the numerator.
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Move 4 to the left of y.
4⋅y-3y4=-5
Subtract 3y from 4y.
y4=-5
y4=-5
y4=-5
Multiply both sides of the equation by 4.
4⋅y4=4⋅-5
Simplify both sides of the equation.
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Cancel the common factor of 4.
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Cancel the common factor.
4⋅y4=4⋅-5
Rewrite the expression.
y=4⋅-5
y=4⋅-5
Multiply 4 by -5.
y=-20
y=-20
Solve for y y=3/4y-5

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