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 - Guided Practice for Examples 3 and 4 - Page 28: 11



Work Step by Step

We first simplify the equation to isolate y on one side of the equation: $$ 5y =-2x -1 \\ y =-.4x-.2$$ Now, we plug in x=2 to solve: $$ y = -.4(2) -.2 \\ y =-1$$
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