Solve for y y+3/5=5/7

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y+35=57
Subtract 35 from both sides of the equation.
y=57-35
To write 57 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 55.
y=57⋅55-35
To write -35 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 77.
y=57⋅55-35⋅77
Write each expression with a common denominator of 35, by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of 1.
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Multiply 57 and 55.
y=5⋅57⋅5-35⋅77
Multiply 7 by 5.
y=5⋅535-35⋅77
Multiply 35 and 77.
y=5⋅535-3⋅75⋅7
Multiply 5 by 7.
y=5⋅535-3⋅735
y=5⋅535-3⋅735
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
y=5⋅5-3⋅735
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply 5 by 5.
y=25-3⋅735
Multiply -3 by 7.
y=25-2135
Subtract 21 from 25.
y=435
y=435
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=435
Decimal Form:
y=0.1142857‾
Solve for y y+3/5=5/7

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