# How do you solve 3/5 y + 2 = 8?

Apr 12, 2016

$y = 10$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{3}{5} y + 2 = 8$

$\frac{3}{5} y = 8 - 2$

$\frac{3}{5} y = 6$

$3 y = 5 \cdot 6$

$3 y = 30$

$y = \frac{30}{3}$

$y = 10$