Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 3 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 279: 6

Answer

$$x = \frac{y - b}{m}$$

Work Step by Step

To solve this equation for $x$, we need to isolate $x$: First, we subtract $b$ from each side of the equation: $$mx = y - b$$ We now divide by $m$ to solve for $x$: $$x = \frac{y - b}{m}$$
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