## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$y=\dfrac{2}{7}x-\dfrac{8}{7}$
The slope-intercept form of a line's equation is: $y=mx+b$ Solve for $y$: $2x-7y=8 \\2x-7y-2x=8-2x \\-7y=8-2x \\-7y=-2x+8 \\\frac{-7y}{-7}=\frac{-2x+8}{-7} \\y=\frac{2}{7}x-\frac{8}{7}$