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Posted by **Jarzine** on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 4:28pm.

solve for y

y-1/x-0=-3

thanks in advance

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**Reiny**, Monday, May 24, 2010 at 4:43pmYour question is typed in an ambiguous way

is it (y-1)/(x-0) = -3

why would any textbook write x-0 as a denominator?

I will take it at face value, the way you typed it.

y - 1/x - 0 = -3

y - 1/x = -3

multiply by x

xy - 1 = -3x

xy = 1 - 3x

y = (1-3x)/x

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