Solve for y y+9=-1/2

Math
y+9=-12
Subtract 9 from both sides of the equation.
y=-12-9
To write -9 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.
y=-12-9⋅22
Combine -9 and 22.
y=-12+-9⋅22
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
y=-1-9⋅22
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply -9 by 2.
y=-1-182
Subtract 18 from -1.
y=-192
y=-192
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
y=-192
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
y=-192
Decimal Form:
y=-9.5
Mixed Number Form:
y=-912
Solve for y y+9=-1/2

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