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5-51.
  1. Solve each of the following equations for the indicated variable. Show all of your steps. Homework Help ✎

    1. y = 2x − 5 for x

    2. p = −3w + 9 for w

    3. 2m − 6 = 4n + 4 for m

    4. 3xy = −2y for y

Isolate the variable on one side.

y = 2x − 5
+5 + 5
y + 5 = 2x

Solve for x.

Follow the steps in part (a).

Follow the steps in part (a).

m = 2n +5

Follow the steps in part (a).

y = −3x