How do you solve 4y-3=5y+2?

Mar 11, 2018

y = -5

Explanation:

$4 y - 3 = 5 y + 2$

$4 y - 3 + 3 = 5 y + 2 + 3$
$4 y = 5 y + 5$

subtract 5y both sides

$4 y - 5 y = 5 y - 5 y + 5$
$- y = 5$

divide both side by -1

$- \frac{y}{-} 1 = \frac{5}{-} 1$
==> $y = - 5$