how do u change this function to be in terms of Y

X=(Y+1)/(Y-2)

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- September 17th 2005, 10:28 AM>>z<<Help me please!
how do u change this function to be in terms of Y

X=(Y+1)/(Y-2) - September 17th 2005, 10:38 AMrgep
If X=(Y+1)/(Y-2), multiply both sides by (Y-2) to give X(Y-2) = Y+1. Multiply out, XY - 2X = Y+1. Now gather all the terms involving Y together onto one side and all the terms not involving Y onto the other. XY - Y = 1 + 2X. Factorise, Y(X-1) = 2X+1. Now divide through: Y = (2X+1)/(X-1).

- September 17th 2005, 10:51 AM>>z<<
ooh yeah! thankss!

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