# Question #5c9dd

Jan 18, 2018

See below

#### Explanation:

Divide both sides by -1 to cancel out the negative sign on the y

$\frac{- y}{-} 1 = \frac{5 x}{-} 1$

$y = - 5 x$

Jan 18, 2018

By multiplying both sides by $- 1$.

#### Explanation:

You multiple both sides by $- 1$.

$- y = 5 x$
$- 1 \left(- y\right) = - 1 \left(5 x\right)$
$y = - 5 x$

As you can see, $y$ is now positive.