# Math Question Help?

Hey fellows i want to solve the below question, both of them are wrong , the real answer is 6 , value of y. ( I want to know what is the mistake in those alternate methods, that i am no able to get 6 answer. Please)

The real solution is

Its very frustating. WTF ?

(y / 2) - 5 = 1

(y / 2) - 5 + 5 = 1 + 5 (add 5 on both sides)

(y / 2) = 6

y = 2 x 6 (multiply when moving to RHS)

In your second attempt, you have to multiple all parts of the equation by 2 instead of just multiplying by 2 on the RHS. See here:

(y / 2) - 5 = 1

[(y / 2) x 2] - (5 x 2) = 1 x 2 (multiply all by 2)

y - 10 = 2

y = 10 + 2 = 12

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Are you in class 3 or what?

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Are you in class 3 or what?
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I am in matric =)

i think we studied about that in class 6

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i think we studied about that in class 6
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Ok, test do you know urdu alphabet order wise. Huh?

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Ok, test do you know urdu alphabet order wise. Huh?

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nah i don’t but i do know english alphabets order wise and i don’t know sindhi too

i am sorry if it offended you

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i think we studied about that in class 6
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yep same here

in our books it was under the topic of basic algebra

the basic solution is that if u do somethin on one side of the equal to u have to balance it on the other

eg u multiply one side by 2 u have to do it on the other side 2

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nah i don’t but i do know english alphabets order wise and i don’t know sindhi too

i am sorry if it offended you

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Your blog which is www.geekishblog.com is being spammed by me . Sorry 4 that. =)

^^do you feel accomplished now?

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^^do you feel accomplished now?
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I have reported this issue to my father =)

Hussan..What's wrong with you buddy?You okay?

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Hussan…What’s wrong with you buddy?You okay?
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Something’s definitely wrong. COPPA for wiredpakistan, anyone?

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Your blog which is www.geekishblog.com is being spammed by me . Sorry 4 that. =)

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and you know what none of the comments showed up even in the administration panel

I'm not even sure if this is an 'argument'....so just quit it guys!

This is a very funny and entertaining post. Please carry on.