# When trying to solve for y what is answer to 12x= -36y?

Nov 6, 2016

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

#### Explanation:

$12 x = - 36 y \implies$

$\frac{12 x}{-} 36 = \frac{- 36 y}{-} 36 \implies$

$\left(\frac{12}{-} 36\right) x = 1 y \implies$

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