Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 8 - Section 8.1 - Linear Equations with Two Variables - Exercises - Page 297: 35



Work Step by Step

By adding $2x$ to each side and then dividing each side by $-3$, we get $$-2x-3y=-15\Longrightarrow -3y=-15+2x \\ \Longrightarrow y=-\frac{-15+2x}{3}=-\frac{2x}{3}+5 .$$
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