Algebra 1

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

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-5 Standard Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 43

Answer

The student subtracted $y$ from both sides and added 1 to both sides. The student should have subtracted 1 from both sides (yielding $4x - y = -1$ instead of $4x - y = 1$).

Work Step by Step

$y = 4x + 1$ $y - 4x = 4x + 1 - 4x$ $-4x + y = 1$
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