## Elementary Algebra

$y=-\dfrac{5}{9}x+\dfrac{17}{9}$
Using the properties of equality, in terms of $y ,$ the given expression, $5x+9y=17 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 9y=-5x+17 \\\\ y=-\dfrac{5}{9}x+\dfrac{17}{9} .\end{array}