# How do you solve y - 10 = 14?

$y = 24$

#### Explanation:

$y - 10 = 14$

$y = 14 + 10$

$y = 24$

Jul 5, 2018

$y = 24$

#### Explanation:

$\text{isolate "y" by adding 10 to both sides of the equation}$

$y = 14 + 10 = 24$

Jul 5, 2018

$y = 24$

#### Explanation:

To isolate $y$, we want to add $10$ to both sides. This is intuitive because it will cancel the $- 10$, because we only want a $y$ on the left.

We get

$y = 10 + 14$

$\implies y = 24$

Hope this helps!