Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 5 to both sides of the equation.
Add -9 and 5.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2y=-4 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide -4 by 2.
Solve for y 2y-5=-9