# How do you solve xy - 5 = k for y?

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- 8 years ago
xy - 5 = k

first add 5 to both sides and it will look like this

xy = k+ 5

now divide x

y= k+5

/ x the / means divided by and it should be under both the k and the 5

- 8 years ago
xy - 5 = k for y?

divide x to both sides, then you get y-5 = k /x

then add 5 to both sides, and you get

y = k/x + 5

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