Solve for y -3*(4y)=8

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-3⋅(4y)=8
Multiply 4 by -3.
-12⋅y=8
Divide each term by -12 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -12⋅y=8 by -12.
-12⋅y-12=8-12
Cancel the common factor of -12.
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Cancel the common factor.
-12⋅y-12=8-12
Divide y by 1.
y=8-12
y=8-12
Simplify 8-12.
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Cancel the common factor of 8 and -12.
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Factor 4 out of 8.
y=4(2)-12
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor 4 out of -12.
y=4⋅24⋅-3
Cancel the common factor.
y=4⋅24⋅-3
Rewrite the expression.
y=2-3
y=2-3
y=2-3
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-23
y=-23
y=-23
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-23
Decimal Form:
y=-0.6‾
Solve for y -3*(4y)=8

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