# How do you solve for y in xy + p = 5?

Mar 13, 2016

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

#### Explanation:

$x \textcolor{b l u e}{y} + p = 5$

Isolating the term containing $y$:

$x y = 5 - p$

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