Multiply both sides by 4, to get: 4y = 4[ ( ¾)x + 2 ]
Multiply out right side using a(b+c)=ab+ac: 4y = 4( ¾ )x + 4(2) 4y = 3x + 8
Subtract 8 from both sides: 4y - 8 = 3x
Divide both sides by 3: