Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Formulas and Percents - Exercise Set - Page 154: 82


The statement is true.

Work Step by Step

To solve the equation for $y$, we need to isolate $y$. First, we need to subtract $x$ on both sides: $$-y = -7 - x$$ We divide both sides by $-1$ to isolate $y$: $$y = x + 7$$ So we see that the statement is true.
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