Posted by **cupnnas2002** on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:03pm.

solve the equation for y

4y+5x= -7

I came up with this is, is it right?

y=-5x/4+4

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**sammie**, Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:10pm
x+15=85

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**robby**, Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:17pm
x + 15 = 85

- 15 -15 (subtract 15 from both sides of equation to get x alone and keep equation equal.)

x=70

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**robby**, Friday, October 14, 2011 at 11:25pm
4y + 5x = -7

divide everything by 4 to get y alone

4y/4 + 5x/4 = -7/4

y + 5x/4 = -7/4

subtract 5x/4 from both sides of equation

y +5x/4 = -7/4

-5x/4 -5x-4

________________

y = -5x -7 / 4

-5x - 7

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