# SOLUTION: solve the equation. 3/y=y/5y-12

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 249406: solve the equation. 3/y=y/5y-12Found 3 solutions by checkley77, richwmiller, user_dude2008:Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3/y=y/(5y-12) cross multiply. y^2=3(5y-12) y^2=15y-36 y^2-15y+36=0 (y-12)(y-3)=0 y-12=0 y=12 ans. y-3=0 y=3 ans. Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!cross multiply (multiply one side by the denominator of the other side. to get rid of denominators Answer by user_dude2008(1861)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3/y=y/(5y-12) 3(5y-12)=y^2 y^2-15y+36=0 (y-12)(y-3)=0 Answers: y=12 or y=3