# Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Get Ready! - Page 291: 4

$y=.5x+2$

#### Work Step by Step

We need to get the y alone. Thus, we cancel out the subtraction by adding x on both sides. This leaves us with the equation $2y=4+x$. In order to cancel out multiplication, we use division, so we divide both sides by 2 to get that $y=.5x+2$.

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