# How do you solve -2(3y-7)=56?

Mar 28, 2018

y = -7

#### Explanation:

$- 2 \left(3 y - 7\right) = 56$

Begin with distributing the -2 into 3y and -7.

$- 6 y + 14 = 56$

Next, subtract 14 from both sides.

$- 6 y = 42$

Finally, divide -6 from both sides.

$y = - 7$