# Solve for y -1/2y-8/5=-2/3 Combine and .
Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.
Add to both sides of the equation.
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .
Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .
Multiply and .
Multiply by .
Multiply and .
Multiply by .
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
Simplify the numerator.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Multiply both sides of the equation by .
Simplify both sides of the equation.
Simplify .
Cancel the common factor of .
Move the leading negative in into the numerator.
Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Multiply.
Multiply by .
Multiply by .
Simplify .
Multiply .
Combine and .
Multiply by .
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
Decimal Form:
Mixed Number Form:
Solve for y -1/2y-8/5=-2/3

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