Rewrite the equation as y-5n-3=12.
Multiply both sides of the equation by n-3.
Apply the distributive property.
Combine 12 and n.
Combine 12 and -3.
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 5 to both sides of the equation.
To write 5 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
Combine 5 and 22.
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply 5 by 2.
Add -3 and 10.
Solve for y 1/2=(y-5)/(n-3)