# algebra

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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.

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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 )

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