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June 15th, 2016, 01:56 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: seattle Posts: 377 Thanks: 10  multiply both sides by an expression that contains a variable.
Can someone show me the steps to solve this thanks!

June 15th, 2016, 02:01 PM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Jul 2011 From: Texas Posts: 3,094 Thanks: 1677  multiply both sides by $2y$ to clear the fractions, then solve for $y$ ... do it. 
June 15th, 2016, 04:13 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2015 From: holland Posts: 162 Thanks: 37 Math Focus: tetration 
2/y = 3/2  1 2/y =1/2 y = 4 
June 17th, 2016, 04:40 PM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2016 From: Minnesota Posts: 16 Thanks: 2 
Multiply all the terms by 2Y. 2/Y times 2Y = 4Y/Y = 4 1 times 2Y = 2Y 3/2 times 2Y = 6Y/2 = 3Y 4+2Y = 3Y. Subtract 2Y from both sides 4 = Y 

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