Posted by **tbell** on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10:53am.

y-1/x+3=-3/4 solving for y. Please show steps so that I can get a better understanding of this.

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**Kuai**, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:35am
y-1/x+3=-3/4

y-1/x+ 1/x + 3-3 = -3/4 + 1/x -3

y - 0 + 0 = -3/4 - 3 + 1/x

y = (-3 - 12)/4 + 1/x

y = -15/4 + 1/x

- Algebra -
**Steve**, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:45pm
Assuming the usual carelessness with parentheses, I see it as follows:

(y-1)/(x+3) = -3/4

y-1 = -3/4 (x+3)

y = -3/4 (x+3) + 1

y = -3/4 x - 5/4

y = -(3x+5)/4

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