Write the following equation so that y is a function of x.

3x + 2y = 8

x = 3(8 – 2y)

x =

y = 2(8 – 3x)

y = 4 - x

We want y to be a function of x, so we solve for y.

2y = 8 – 3x

y =

y = 4 – x