Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 112: 17



Work Step by Step

We first isolate y by subtracting by x on both sides to get that $-4y=-x-4$. We now divide by -4 on both sides to isolate y and get that: $y=1/4x+1$. We then plug in the different values of x: $y=1/4(-2)+1=1/2 \\\\ y=1/4(4)+1=2 \\\\ y=1/4(6)+1=2.5$
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