Algebra

Linear Equation

-8x+4y=-12

Answer book states is y=2x-3

I am not arriving at this answer when I simpify

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  1. -8x + 4y = -12
    +8x +8x
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    0 +4y = -12 + 8x
    divide both sides by 4
    (4y)/4 = (-12)/4 +(8x)/4
    y = -3 + 2x
    or y= 2x -3

    good luck

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    posted by Amanda

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