8y-7x=56

Add 7x to both sides of the equation.

8y=56+7x

Divide each term in 8y=56+7x by 8.

8y8=568+7×8

Cancel the common factor of 8.

Cancel the common factor.

8y8=568+7×8

Divide y by 1.

y=568+7×8

y=568+7×8

Divide 56 by 8.

y=7+7×8

y=7+7×8

Solve for y 8y-7x=56