Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
Add 8y to both sides of the equation.
Add -2y and 8y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 12 to both sides of the equation.
Add -18 and 12.
Divide each term by 6 and simplify.
Divide each term in 6y=-6 by 6.
Cancel the common factor of 6.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide -6 by 6.
Solve for y -2y-12=-8y-18