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-3(y - 1) = 9

First let's solve this equation for y . Divide both sides by -3 .

y - 1 = 9 / -3

y - 1 = -3

Add 1 to both sides of the equation.

y = -3 + 1

y = -2

Now that we know y = -2 , we can find the value of \(\frac12\)y .

\(\frac12\)y = \(\frac12\)(-2)

\(\frac12\)y = -1

hectictar Aug 28, 2018