# How do you solve for y in #3x + y = -6#?

##### 2 Answers

May 4, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

The objective is to have just one

Given:

Subtract

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May 4, 2016

#### Answer:

y = -6 - 3x

#### Explanation:

We want the y term to stay where it is on the left side and all other terms to be on the right side.

To achieve this subtract 3x from both sides.

#rArr cancel(3x)+y-cancel(3x)=-6-3x#

#rArr y=-6-3x#