# How do you solve for y in M = 2x + 3y?

May 25, 2016

$y = \frac{M - 2 x}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Given, 3y+2x=M, subtract 2x from both sides

$3 y = M - 2 x$

Now divide by 3 on both sides

$y = \frac{M - 2 x}{3}$