# Solve for y 7.5-y-2-(7.5-y-2)*0.4=1.8

7.5-y-2-(7.5-y-2)⋅0.4=1.8
Simplify 7.5-y-2-(7.5-y-2)⋅0.4.
Simplify each term.
Subtract 2 from 7.5.
7.5-y-2-(-y+5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
Apply the distributive property.
7.5-y-2+(–y-1⋅5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
Multiply –y.
Multiply -1 by -1.
7.5-y-2+(1y-1⋅5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
Multiply y by 1.
7.5-y-2+(y-1⋅5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
7.5-y-2+(y-1⋅5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
Multiply -1 by 5.5.
7.5-y-2+(y-5.5)⋅0.4=1.8
Apply the distributive property.
7.5-y-2+y⋅0.4-5.5⋅0.4=1.8
Move 0.4 to the left of y.
7.5-y-2+0.4⋅y-5.5⋅0.4=1.8
Multiply -5.5 by 0.4.
7.5-y-2+0.4y-2.2=1.8
7.5-y-2+0.4y-2.2=1.8
Subtract 2 from 7.5.
-y+5.5+0.4y-2.2=1.8
-0.6y+5.5-2.2=1.8
Subtract 2.2 from 5.5.
-0.6y+3.3=1.8
-0.6y+3.3=1.8
-0.6y+3.3=1.8
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 3.3 from both sides of the equation.
-0.6y=1.8-3.3
Subtract 3.3 from 1.8.
-0.6y=-1.5
-0.6y=-1.5
Divide each term by -0.6 and simplify.
Divide each term in -0.6y=-1.5 by -0.6.
-0.6y-0.6=-1.5-0.6
Cancel the common factor of -0.6.
y=-1.5-0.6
Divide -1.5 by -0.6.
y=2.5
y=2.5
Solve for y 7.5-y-2-(7.5-y-2)*0.4=1.8

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