# How do you solve for y given 5x-2y-1=0?

Jun 5, 2018

$y = \frac{5}{2} x - \frac{1}{2}$

#### Explanation:

Add $2 y$ to both sides

$5 x - 1 = 2 y$

Divide by 2

$\frac{5}{2} x - \frac{1}{2} = y$