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dixiedarlin

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How do I solve this equation I have been having a problem with it

Y=3.2 - 0.2Y I need to solve this equation and show my work.

the answer I came up with was3.0

jolly

Junior Member
You didn't say what you were supposed to do with that equation.

stapel

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Staff member
dixiedarlin said:
Y=3.2 - 0.2Y...the answer I came up with was3.0
The answer to any "solving" problem may be checked by plugging it back into the original exercise:

. . . . .y = 3.2 - 0.2y

. . . . .[3] ?=? 3.2 - 0.2[3]

. . . . .3 ?=? 3.2 - 0.6

. . . . .3 ?=? 2.6

Thank you.

Eliz.

Denis

Senior Member
dixiedarlin said:
How do I solve this equation I have been having a problem with it
Y=3.2 - 0.2Y I need to solve this equation and show my work.
the answer I came up with was3.0