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: 36


$ y= =-\frac{3x}{4}+2$

Work Step by Step

By adding $3x$ to each side and then dividing each side by $-4$, we get $$-3x-4y=-8\Longrightarrow -4y=-8+3x \\ \Longrightarrow y=-\frac{-8+3x}{4}=-\frac{3x}{4}+2 .$$
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