# Algebra

Find the value of y in each formula if x= -3.

y + 1 = 2(x - 5)

Substitute -3 for x.
The first step leaves you with this:
y + 1 = 2 * (-8) = -16
Now solve for y by subtracting 1 from each side of the equation.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 41

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