# How do you solve #3y + 8 = -8x + 3 #?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 11, 2015

**simplified** into standard form as

but it can **not** be solved (in the sense of getting a single or even finite number of solutions)

#### Explanation:

is the equation of a line.

graph{3y+8=-8x+3 [-7.96, 9.82, -5.58, 3.306]}

There are infinitely many pairs