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-5/2 (y-10) -1/6 y

May 12th, 2015

-5/2 (y-10) -1/6 y

= -5y/2 + 50/2 -y/6

= -15y/6 + 50/2 - y/6

=  -15y/6 - y/6 +50/2

= -16y/6 +50/2

= -8y/3+ 25

= (-8y + 25*3 )/3

= (-8y + 75)/3

so the answer is (-8y + 75)/3

May 12th, 2015

I dont understand where the /3 is coming from. That isn't a legitamite mathmathical phrase

May 12th, 2015

it means divide 

(-8y + 75) divide by 3


May 12th, 2015

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