# How do you simplify -3+2/3y-4-1/3y?

$= \frac{1}{3} y - 7$
$\textcolor{b l u e}{\frac{2}{3} y - \frac{1}{3} y} \textcolor{red}{- 3 - 4}$
$= \textcolor{b l u e}{\frac{1}{3} y} \textcolor{red}{- 7}$