Subtract 7y from 2y.
Divide each term by -5 and simplify.
Divide each term in -5y=8 by -5.
Cancel the common factor of -5.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Mixed Number Form:
Solve for y 2y-7y=8