#### Question

Solve: `(7y + y)/(y + 2) = (-4)/3`

#### Solution

`(7y + y)/(y + 2) = (-4)/3`

On multiplying both sides by 3(y + 2), we obtain

3(7y + 4) = −4(y + 2)

⇒ 21y + 12 = − 4y − 8

⇒ 21y + 4y = − 8 − 12

⇒ 25y = −20

⇒ `y = - 4/5`

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Solution Solve: (7y + Y)By(Y + 2) = (-4)By3 Concept: Equations Reducible to the Linear Form.