# How do you solve for y in 3x = 2y - 18?

Oct 17, 2015

3x = 2y - 18

-2y = -3x - 18

[-2y = -3x - 18]-1

2y = 3x + 18

$2 \frac{y}{2}$ = $3 \frac{x}{2}$ + $\frac{18}{2}$

$y = 3 \frac{x}{2} + 9$