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 - Section 3.3 - Slope - Exercise Set - Page 244: 77


The solution is: $$y = -\frac{2x}{5}$$

Work Step by Step

To solve for $y$, you need to isolate $y$. First, subtract $2x$ from both sides of the equation: $$5y = -2x$$ Now, you divide each side by $5$ to solve for $y$: $$y = -\frac{2x}{5}$$
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