If 2 people raised $126, how much did the other 3 raise?

What I have tried so far:

2/3y-5+6y-49=$126

2/3y+6y-5-49=$126

6 2/3y-(-54)=$126

....now stuck

If 2 people raised $126, how much did the other 3 raise?

What I have tried so far:

2/3y-5+6y-49=$126

2/3y+6y-5-49=$126

6 2/3y-(-54)=$126

....now stuck

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(20/3)y - 54 = 126

Add 54 to both sides

(20/3)y = 180

Multiply both sides by 3/20

y = 27

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