Rewrite the equation as -7y-4y=6-17.
Subtract 4y from -7y.
Subtract 17 from 6.
Divide each term by -11 and simplify.
Divide each term in -11y=-11 by -11.
Cancel the common factor of -11.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide -11 by -11.
Solve for y 6-17=-7y-4y