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10-17.

Solve the following equations for the given variable. Homework Help ✎

3

*x*+ (−4) = 2*y*+ 9 for*y*12 =

*x*for*x*for *x*for *y*

3*x* + (−4) = 2*y* + 9

−9 −9

1.5*x* − 6.5 = *y*

Isolate the variable.

You can use cross multiplication to solve this equation.

38 (18) = 6 (*x*)

See part (c).