Solve for y -5(y+2)=-7y+8

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-5(y+2)=-7y+8
Simplify -5(y+2).
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Apply the distributive property.
-5y-5⋅2=-7y+8
Multiply -5 by 2.
-5y-10=-7y+8
-5y-10=-7y+8
Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
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Add 7y to both sides of the equation.
-5y-10+7y=8
Add -5y and 7y.
2y-10=8
2y-10=8
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
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Add 10 to both sides of the equation.
2y=8+10
Add 8 and 10.
2y=18
2y=18
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 2y=18 by 2.
2y2=182
Cancel the common factor of 2.
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Cancel the common factor.
2y2=182
Divide y by 1.
y=182
y=182
Divide 18 by 2.
y=9
y=9
Solve for y -5(y+2)=-7y+8

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