Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

x = $\frac{7 - 2y}{-5}$
Solve for x by isolating it to one side of the equation: 2y - 5x = 7 Subtract 2y from both sides: -5x = 7 - 2y Divide by -5: x = $\frac{7 - 2y}{-5}$