Apply the distributive property.
Multiply -5 by 2.
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
Add 7y to both sides of the equation.
Add -5y and 7y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 10 to both sides of the equation.
Add 8 and 10.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2y=18 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide 18 by 2.
Solve for y -5(y+2)=-7y+8