Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4 from -12.
Divide each term by 4 and simplify.
Divide each term in 4y=-16 by 4.
Cancel the common factor of 4.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide -16 by 4.
Solve for y 4+4y=-12