Solve for y -1/2y-7=-11

Math
-12y-7=-11
Combine y and 12.
-y2-7=-11
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Tap for more steps…
Add 7 to both sides of the equation.
-y2=-11+7
Add -11 and 7.
-y2=-4
-y2=-4
Multiply both sides of the equation by -2.
-2⋅(-y2)=-2⋅-4
Simplify both sides of the equation.
Tap for more steps…
Simplify -2⋅(-y2).
Tap for more steps…
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Tap for more steps…
Move the leading negative in -y2 into the numerator.
-2⋅-y2=-2⋅-4
Factor 2 out of -2.
2(-1)⋅-y2=-2⋅-4
Cancel the common factor.
2⋅-1⋅-y2=-2⋅-4
Rewrite the expression.
-1⋅(-y)=-2⋅-4
-1⋅(-y)=-2⋅-4
Multiply.
Tap for more steps…
Multiply -1 by -1.
1⋅y=-2⋅-4
Multiply y by 1.
y=-2⋅-4
y=-2⋅-4
y=-2⋅-4
Multiply -2 by -4.
y=8
y=8
Solve for y -1/2y-7=-11

Solving MATH problems

We can solve all math problems. Get help on the web or with our math app

Scroll to top