Interchange the variables.

Rewrite the equation as .

Combine and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Simplify both sides of the equation.

Simplify .

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Replace the with to show the final answer.

Set up the composite result function.

Evaluate by substituting in the value of into .

Simplify each term.

Combine and .

Apply the distributive property.

Cancel the common factor of .

Move the leading negative in into the numerator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Combine the opposite terms in .

Add and .

Add and .

Since , is the inverse of .

Find the Inverse -1/3x+8