Literal equations and Formulas..solving for y

ericastatler1995

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I am doing literal equations and formulas solving for y and I really need help please....
for instance..
6x-3y=-9; -2,0,2
 

Denis

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ericastatler1995 said:
I am doing literal equations and formulas solving for y and I really need help please....
for instance..6x-3y=-9; -2,0,2
Not sure what you're asking; anyway:
6x - 3y = -9
Divide by 3:
2x - y = -3
Isolate y:
y = 2x + 3
 

lookagain

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ericastatler1995 said:
I am doing literal equations and formulas solving for y and I really need help please....
for instance..
6x-3y=-9; -2,0,2
Did you mean to solve for y in that equation when x = -2, x = 0, or x = 2?
 
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