# How do you solve #5y+3y+16=48#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

collect like terms on LHS

subtract

Mar 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

#5y+3y+16=48#

#rArr8y+16=48#

#"subtract 16 from both sides"#

#8ycancel(+16)cancel(-16)=48-16#

#rArr8y=32#

#"divide both sides by 8"#

#(cancel(8) y)/cancel(8)=32/8#

#rArry=4" is the solution"#