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I'm struggling with this problem and can't find a good example in my book of how to solve.
solve for y
y-1/x-0=-3

thanks in advance

  • math -

    Your 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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