## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 113: 37

#### Answer

$x=\frac{a(y+b)}{b}$

#### Work Step by Step

$\frac{x}{a}=\frac{y}{b}+1$ Add 1 to both sides. $=\frac{y}{b}+\frac{b}{b}$ 1 is also equal to $\frac{b}{b}$. $=\frac{y+b}{b}$ $x=\frac{a(y+b)}{b}$ Multiply both sides by a.

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