# How do you solve 12y = 2y +40?

May 3, 2018

$y = 10$

#### Explanation:

$12 y = 2 y + 40$

Subtract $2 y$ from both sides to isolate for $y$.

$10 y = 40$

Divide by 10 on each side to isolate for $y$.

$y = 10$