How do you solve for y given #3x-5y+4=0#?

1 Answer
Mar 30, 2017

Answer:

Get y on the left and everything else on the right of the equals sign.

Explanation:

#3x - 5y + 4 - 3x = 0 - 3x#
#-5y + 4 = - 3x#
#-5y + 4 - 4 = -3x - 4#
#-5y = - 3x - 4# (multiply by -1 throughout)
#5y = 3x + 4#
#5y/5 = (3x + 4)/5#
#y = (3x + 4)/5#