How do you solve 4y - \frac { 2y } { 5} = 36?

Apr 18, 2018

$y = 10$

Explanation:

$4 y - \setminus \frac{2 y}{5} = 36$

$\frac{4 y \times 5}{5} - \frac{2 y}{5} = 36$

$\frac{20 y - 2 y}{5} = 36$

$\frac{18 y}{5} = 36$

$18 y = 5 \times 36$

$18 y = 180$

$y = \frac{180}{18}$

$y = 10$