# How do you solve -3y+4=-1?

Jan 6, 2017

$y = 1 \frac{2}{3}$

#### Explanation:

$- 3 y + 4 = - 1$

Subtract $4$ from each side.

$- 3 y = - 5$

Divide both sides by $- 3$.

$y = \frac{5}{3} = 1 \frac{2}{3}$