Subtract 5y from 7y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4 from 18.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2y=14 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide 14 by 2.
Solve for y 7y-5y+4=18