# Question #7e866

##### 1 Answer

Jul 20, 2017

Bring the powers down

Separate the terms that have y in them from those that do not:

Factor everything on the left except for y:

Divide by the expression in parentheses:

Now, the other expression simplifies slightly:

Let

Since we have discovered a value for y, we may take its reciprocal, so that:

Finally, exponentiate in base 4: