# Solve for y 12/5=(y-3)/11 125=y-311
Rewrite the equation as y-311=125.
y-311=125
Multiply both sides of the equation by 11.
11⋅y-311=11⋅125
Simplify both sides of the equation.
Cancel the common factor of 11.
Cancel the common factor.
11⋅y-311=11⋅125
Rewrite the expression.
y-3=11⋅125
y-3=11⋅125
Multiply 11(125).
Combine 11 and 125.
y-3=11⋅125
Multiply 11 by 12.
y-3=1325
y-3=1325
y-3=1325
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 3 to both sides of the equation.
y=1325+3
To write 3 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 55.
y=1325+3⋅55
Combine 3 and 55.
y=1325+3⋅55
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
y=132+3⋅55
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 3 by 5.
y=132+155
Add 132 and 15.
y=1475
y=1475
y=1475
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=1475
Decimal Form:
y=29.4
Mixed Number Form:
y=2925
Solve for y 12/5=(y-3)/11

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