8-2(3-4y)=7y-1

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

8-2⋅3-2(-4y)=7y-1

Multiply -2 by 3.

8-6-2(-4y)=7y-1

Multiply -4 by -2.

8-6+8y=7y-1

8-6+8y=7y-1

Subtract 6 from 8.

2+8y=7y-1

2+8y=7y-1

Subtract 7y from both sides of the equation.

2+8y-7y=-1

Subtract 7y from 8y.

2+y=-1

2+y=-1

Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.

y=-1-2

Subtract 2 from -1.

y=-3

y=-3

Solve for y 8-2(3-4y)=7y-1