solve for y in terms of x

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4x-8y=16

Sep 14th, 2015

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4x-8y=16

All we have to do is get y by itself.

Step 1: subtract 4x from both sides

4x-8y=16

4x-4x-8y=-4x+16

-8y=-4x+16

Step 2: Divide by -8 to the whole equation to get y by itself

-8y=-4x+16

y=(-4/-8)x+16/8

Step 3: Simplify

y=(1/2)x+2

This is the final answer.

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Sep 14th, 2015

so would the final answer be y=x+2/2

Sep 14th, 2015

No the final answer is y=(1/2)x+2

Sep 15th, 2015

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