Solve for z y=-2z-5

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y=-2z-5
Rewrite the equation as -2z-5=y.
-2z-5=y
Add 5 to both sides of the equation.
-2z=y+5
Divide each term by -2 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -2z=y+5 by -2.
-2z-2=y-2+5-2
Cancel the common factor of -2.
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Cancel the common factor.
-2z-2=y-2+5-2
Divide z by 1.
z=y-2+5-2
z=y-2+5-2
Simplify each term.
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Move the negative in front of the fraction.
z=-y2+5-2
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
z=-y2-52
z=-y2-52
z=-y2-52
Solve for z y=-2z-5

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