# SOLUTION: hi, i need to re-arrange the formula to solve for x.... -2x+8y=16 heres what i have x=4y-8 but im not sure if this is correct

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 Question 58950: hi, i need to re-arrange the formula to solve for x.... -2x+8y=16 heres what i have x=4y-8 but im not sure if this is correctAnswer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-2X+8Y=16 TRANFERING THE 8Y TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE EQUATION CHANGES ITS SIGN -2X=-8Y+16 NOW DIVIDE ALL TERMS BY (-2) YOU GET X=-8Y/-2+16/-2 OR X=4Y-8 YOU GOT IT RIGHT :)