## Solve the equation for y. Type out your steps to solve this problem as you are showing your work: 7(y + 3) = 5y + 8

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Solve the equation for y. Type out your steps to solve this problem as you are showing your work:

7(y + 3) = 5y + 8

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2021-07-19T21:08:15+00:00
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Answer:-13/2

Step-by-step explanation:7(y+3)=5y+8

7y+21=5y+8

7y-5y+21=8

2y+21=8

2y=8-21

2y=-13

y=-13/2

Answer:y = -6.5

Step-by-step explanation:simplify: 7y+21=5y+8

put like-terms together and simplify: 2y=-13

(like-terms: 7y-5y=8-21)

divide both sides by 2: y=-6.5