Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 112: 22



Work Step by Step

We are trying to isolate $x$ in the equation $y=\frac{x-v}{b}$. To do this, first, we multiply both sides of the equation by $b$: $b\times y=b\times\frac{x-v}{b}$ $by=x-v$ Then, we add $v$ to both sides to isolate the $x$: $x=by+v$
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