x = (3-7y)/2 make y the subject. I started by multiplying the brackets on the left by 2 but then get all confused so I dont think thats the way to do it any help appreciated....

2. Originally Posted by Geo
x = (3-7y)/2 make y the subject. I started by multiplying the brackets on the left by 2 but then get all confused so I dont think thats the way to do it any help appreciated....
You're on the right track.

$x=\frac{3-7y}{2}$

Multiply both sides by 2 and you get:

$2x=3-7y$

All you need to do now is get the 3 to the left side and divide everything by -7. Can you do it?

3. Thank you

Yep I got it now. Thanks for your help. I just took it that one step too far.