Q. 85.0( 4 Votes )

The value of y for which the expressions (y – 15) and (2y + 1) become equal is
A. 0

B. 16

C. 8

D. –16

Answer :

It is given that both the expression is equal. So, the equation is,


y – 15 = 2y + 1


y – 2y = 1 + 15


–y = 16


Multiplying both sides by (–1), we get


y = –16

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