# How do you solve for y in 3x +4y=12?

Mar 6, 2016

y=color(blue)((12-3x)/4

#### Explanation:

$3 x + \textcolor{g r e e n}{4 y} = 12$

To solve for $y$ we would need to isolate the term containing $y$ on the L.H.S

4y=12-color(green)(3x

y=color(blue)((12-3x)/4