# How do you solve for y ? 16x+9=9y-2x

May 11, 2018

$y = 2 x + 1$

#### Explanation:

$16 x + 9 = 9 y - 2 x$

Move terms so $y$ is on its own

$9 y = 18 x + 9$

Divide both sides by $9$ to get $y$

$\frac{9 y}{9} = \frac{18 x}{9} + \frac{9}{9}$

So

$y = 2 x + 1$