Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Get Ready! - Page 291: 6



Work Step by Step

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