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

Jan 6, 2017

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

#### Explanation:

$4 y - 3 = - 1$

Add $3$ to each side.

$4 y = 2$

Divide both sides by $4$.

$y = \frac{2}{4} = \frac{1}{2}$