Solving for y

## 3y+6x=24 for y

# 2 Answers

April did u switch your answer? The first time I saw y=8 that's why I corrected it.

Basically, you would want to get the "y" term by itself. Below is the step-by-step solution to this process.

Original equation: ** 3y + 6x = 24**

Subtract 6x from both sides to get "3y" by itself: **3y + 6x = 24**

**
- 6x - 6x**

New equation: ** 3y = - 6x + 24**

To get "y" by itself, divide each term by 3: **
3y = -6x + 24**

** 3 3 3**

New equation: ** y = -2x + 8** **<--- THIS IS THE ANSWER **

Hope this helps :)

# Comments

The answer is y=-2x+8 not y=8. you cannot get rid of x.

Yeah...I don't know where you saw the y=8.

## Comments

No Lisa. I didn't change it.

I answered this question on the 24th of January and I haven't looked at it since.

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