# How do you solve for y in x+ 5y= 25?

Feb 19, 2016

To solve means to isolate.

#### Explanation:

$x + 5 y = 25$

$5 y = 25 - x$

$y = \frac{25}{5} - \frac{x}{5}$

$y = 5 - \frac{x}{5} \mathmr{and} \frac{25 - x}{5}$