# Math help

I have a question. How would you solve a system if the variable and number is in front of the equals sign for example : y=3
4y=2x+18

I need help can someone guide me on this?

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1. Well,you are told that y has a value of 3
so in the 2nd equation, simply replace y with that value and solve for x

4(3) = 2x + 18
12 - 18 = 2x
-6 = 2x
-3 = x

so x=-3, y = 3
Done!

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posted by Reiny
2. 4y=2x+18

12 = 2x + 18

-6 = 2x

-3 - x

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