# How do you solve 28= - 6y - 12+ 2y?

Jun 21, 2018

$y = - 10$

#### Explanation:

$28 = - 6 y - 12 + 2 y$

combine like terms:

$28 = - 4 y - 12$

add $12$ to both sides:

$40 = - 4 y$

divide both sides by $- 4$

$- 10 = y$