Need help solving problem.
Kathy: 5/4 is not 2.5 rather 1.25
Need help solving problem.
Kathy: 5/4 is not 2.5 rather 1.25
1/2(7y-2)+1/4(2y+9)
= 7y/2 - 1 +y/2 + 9/4
= (7y+y)/2 +9/4-1
= 8y/2 + (9-4)/4 = 4y +5/4
Bring the fractions through:
Group the terms (the "y" terms and the constants) and simplify
Combine like terms
Simplify one more time, and you're done!