Subtract 9x from both sides of the equation.
Divide each term by 8 and simplify.
Divide each term in 8y=-24-9x by 8.
Cancel the common factor of 8.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Simplify each term.
Divide -24 by 8.
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Solve for y 9x+8y=-24