Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - 1.4 Rewrite Formulas and Equations - 1.4 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 30: 17


$$y = \frac{9}{4-x}$$

Work Step by Step

The student did not actually solve for y as there is a y on both sides of the equation. The correct way to do it is: $$y(4-x) = 9 \\ y = \frac{9}{4-x}$$
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