Can you help me solve this problem.  I am having trouble

If I understand the problem correctly you need to convert the fraction into a decimal or the decimal into a fraction. Let's convert 6 and 2 fifths into a decimal by dividing 2 by 5

We get

6.4 - y = 6.4

Then get y alone by subtracting 6.4 from both sides.

-y = 0

Then you  multiply both sides by (- ) and you get y = 0 because anything times 0 = 0

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6.4-y=6.4

-y=0

y=0
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Solve :-

6.4 - y = 62 /5

By simple cross multiplication method :-

6.4 x 5 - y = 62

32 - y = 62

- y = 62 - 32

- y = 30

answered Oct 5, 2012 by Level 3 User (3,940 points)
TO SOLVE FOR y ,you transpose 6.4 to the right to make it -6.4.that is

-y = 6 2/5 -6.4 that is

-y = 6.4 -6.4

so -y = 0 you divide -1 both side to make the value y into positive so that is

-y/-1 = 0/-1

y= 0 it is only zero because theres no number that has negative zero>..................................thats all
answered Oct 8, 2012 by anonymous
6.4 - y = 6 2

6.4 - 6 2/6 = y

y = 6.4 - 6 2/5

at this point you can convert decimals to fractions or fractions to decimals

6.4 = 6 4/10 = 6 2/5

so:

y = 6 2/5 - 6 2/5 = 0,     SO: Y = 0

You try converting fractions to decimals, and solve the problem.
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6.4 - y = 6 (2/5) 2
6.4 - y = 6 4/10
6.4 - y = 6.4
y = 6.4 - 6.4
y = 0
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First yo do multiplication. Get a calculator and do 62/5=? 12.4

Then you try to get the y alone so you minus the 6.4. So your work should look like this:

y = 12.4-6.4

Now do 12.4-6.4=? 6

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6.4-y=6 2/5 so 6 2/5=6.4 so 6.4-y=6.4 that makes y=0

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Q: 6.4 - y = 62/5 -----------> (1)

y = ?

Soln:

Multiply both sides of eq (1) by 5, we get:

5(6.4) - 5y = 62

=> 32 - 5y = 62

=> -5y = 62 - 32

=> -5y = 30 --------------------->(2)

now, by dividing both sides of eq (2) by -5, we get:

y = -6  {ANS}

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