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 2.7 - Solving Linear Inequalities - Exercise Set - Page 197: 134


$$y = -3$$

Work Step by Step

To find the value of $y$ for a certain value of $x$, we plug that $x$ value into the equation: $$y = \frac{2}{3}(-6) + 1$$ Multiply first, according to order of operations: $$y = \frac{-12}{3} + 1$$ Simplify: $$y = -4 + 1$$ $$y = -3$$
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