3x + 4y = 72. Solve for y in terms of x

In order to solve for y in terms of x, we want to put the y term on the left side of the equal sign, and all other terms on the right side.

3x + 4y = 72**SUBTRACT 3x FROM BOTH SIDES4y = 72 - 3x**DIVIDE BOTH SIDES BY 4y =72/4 -3x/4**SIMPLIFYy = 18 -3x/4

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