I need help with my algebra work, i'm home schooled and my mum doesn't know how do do algebra, please help!

Make y the subject of:

4y-2x=17

And

2y over 3-x=z

Thank you!!

I need help with my algebra work, i'm home schooled and my mum doesn't know how do do algebra, please help!

Make y the subject of:

4y-2x=17

And

2y over 3-x=z

Thank you!!

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Decatur, AL

I think you mean "solve the equation for y".

4y-2x = 17

Add 2x to both sides:

4y - 2x (+2x) = 17 (+2x)

4y = 2x + 17 (it's okay to switch the order since it's addition)

Divide both sides by 4:

4y/4 = 2x/4 + 17/4

y = x/2 + 17/4

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