Solve for y 22-y=2(y+2)

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22-y=2(y+2)
Simplify 2(y+2).
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Apply the distributive property.
22-y=2y+2⋅2
Multiply 2 by 2.
22-y=2y+4
22-y=2y+4
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 2y from both sides of the equation.
22-y-2y=4
Subtract 2y from -y.
22-3y=4
22-3y=4
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 22 from both sides of the equation.
-3y=4-22
Subtract 22 from 4.
-3y=-18
-3y=-18
Divide each term by -3 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -3y=-18 by -3.
-3y-3=-18-3
Cancel the common factor of -3.
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Cancel the common factor.
-3y-3=-18-3
Divide y by 1.
y=-18-3
y=-18-3
Divide -18 by -3.
y=6
y=6
Solve for y 22-y=2(y+2)

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