Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.1 - Cartesian Coordinate System - Problem Set 8.1: 22

Answer

$y=-\dfrac{5}{9}x+\dfrac{17}{9}$

Work Step by Step

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}
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