If a = (2/3)b + 4, how can b be expressed in terms of a ?

**Solve the equation for b.**

a = (2/3)b + 4

a - 4 = (2/3)b {subtracted 4 from each side}

(3/2)a - (3/2)(4) = b {divided each side by 2/3, which is the same as multiplying each side by 3/2}

**b = (3/2)a - 6**{multiplied}

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