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: 27



Work Step by Step

The first step is to multiply each side of the equation by (y-1). x+2 = 2(y-1) Next, subtract 2 from both sides to get x by itself, giving you: x=2(y-1)-2 Next, distribute the 2 in front of (y-1) giving you: x=2y-2-2 Subtract by -2, giving you the answer: x=2y-4
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