## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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