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**how i solve this ...**

hey how i solve this a simple equation

-3+4y=0

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hey how i solve this a simple equation

-3+4y=0

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Did you attempt to do this problem? What would be the first thing you do?

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y= 3/4

is it true?

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Yep! :) You can check this answer by plugging it in back to the equation.

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Following is the true solution

-3+4y=0

4y= -3

y = 3/4

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Cadman said:Following is the true solution

-3+4y=0

4y= -3

y = 3/4

4y= 3 actually.

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Cadman said:Following is the true solution

-3+4y=0

4y= -3

y = 3/4

Both equations are equivalent. If the goal is to solve for y, the equation y = 3/4 is the preferred one.rustynail said:4y= 3 actually.

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No, adding 3 to both sides gives 4y= 3, not 4y= -3.Cadman said:Following is the true solution

-3+4y=0

4y= -3

y = 3/4

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