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$\dfrac{1}{4} y-\dfrac{2}{3} y=5$

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$\begin{align*} \dfrac{1}{4}y-\dfrac{2}{3}y&=5 \\\\ 12\left( \dfrac{1}{4}y-\dfrac{2}{3}y \right)&=(5)12 \\\\ 3(1y)-4(2y)&=60 \\\\ 3y-8y&=60 \\\\ -5y&=60 \\\\ \dfrac{-5y}{-5}&=\dfrac{60}{-5} \\\\ y&=-12 .\end{align*}$

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