Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply -3 by -5.
Add -3y and 9y.
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 3y from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 3y from 6y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 15 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 15 from -8.
Divide each term by 3 and simplify.
Divide each term in 3y=-23 by 3.
Cancel the common factor of 3.
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 -3(y-5)+9y=3y-8