Posted by Anonymous on .
Considering the following equation:
4y + 7x = 23
I have to solve the equation for y, but I can't use mixed numbers in my answer.

algebra 
Anonymous,
4y + 7x = 23
4y =  23  7x Divide both sides with 4
y = ( 7 / 4 ) x  23 / 4
y= 1.75 x  5.75
y =  ( 1.75 x + 5.75 )