# How do you solve for y given 4x+y=2?

Feb 12, 2017

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Step 1) Subtract $\textcolor{red}{4 x}$ from each side of the equation to solve for $y$ while keeping the equation balanced:

$- \textcolor{red}{4 x} + 4 x + y = - \textcolor{red}{4 x} + 2$

$0 + y = - 4 x + 2$

$y = - 4 x + 2$