Solve for y -5y-9=3y+15

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-5y-9=3y+15
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
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Subtract 3y from both sides of the equation.
-5y-9-3y=15
Subtract 3y from -5y.
-8y-9=15
-8y-9=15
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Add 9 to both sides of the equation.
-8y=15+9
Add 15 and 9.
-8y=24
-8y=24
Divide each term by -8 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -8y=24 by -8.
-8y-8=24-8
Cancel the common factor of -8.
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Cancel the common factor.
-8y-8=24-8
Divide y by 1.
y=24-8
y=24-8
Divide 24 by -8.
y=-3
y=-3
Solve for y -5y-9=3y+15

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