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`y/2` + 5=12

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queenA7142 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 27, 2013 at 8:21 PM via web

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`y/2` + 5=12

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted October 27, 2013 at 8:30 PM (Answer #1)

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Solve `y/2 + 5 = 12`

Isolate y by subtracting 5 from each side first.

`y/2 + 5 - 5 = 12 - 5`

`y/2 + 0 = 7`

`y/2 = 7`

Multiply both sides by 2.

`2* y/2 = 7* 2`

`y = 14`

The solution is y = 14.

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levvy | eNoter

Posted October 29, 2013 at 12:11 AM (Answer #2)

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+ 5=12

y/2=12-5

y/2=7

y=7*2

y=14

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xelina | Student , Grade 12 | eNoter

Posted October 30, 2013 at 10:17 AM (Answer #3)

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y/2+5=12

y/2=12-5

    =7

y =7*2

  =14

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