5y = 3478  3c if the equation above, c is a constant. If y = 8 is a solution to the equation, what is the value of c?
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5y = 3478  3c if the equation above, c is a constant. If y = 8 is a solution to the equation, what is the value of c?
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1. User Answers ZowieMcBrayer
What you would do is simply plug in 8 where y is and solve.
5(8)=34783c Times 5 by 8
40=34783c Add 3c to the opposite side of the equal sign
40+3c=3478 Subtract 40 from the opposite side of the equal sign
3c=3438 Divide equation by 3
c=1146
Hope this helps! :)