# How do you solve 13-4y=25?

Apr 2, 2016

$y = - 3$

#### Explanation:

The equation is:

$13 - 4 y = 25$

Subtracting $13$ from both sides:

$13 - 13 - 4 y = 25 - 13$

$- 4 y = 12$

Dividing both sides by $- 4$

$y = \frac{12}{-} 4$

$y = - 3$