Mark M. answered • 11/25/18

Mathematics Teacher - NCLB Highly Qualified

-2(5y - 2) + 7y = 3(y + 4)

-10y + 4 + 7y = 3y + 12 distributive property

-3y + 4 = 3y + 12 combine like terms

4 = 6y + 12 add 3y to both sides

-8 = 6y subtract 12 from both sides

-4/3 = y divide bot sides by 6.