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what value of y makes the two expressions equal 5y-8 3y+5
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Set (5y-8) =(3y+5)
subst (3y) each side,,and add (8) each side
divide by 2 each side
y= 13/2 =6.5
5(6.5)-8 = 3(6.5)+5
32.5-8 = 19.5+5
24.4 = 24.5