How do you solve #y+9.4=-12.2#?

1 Answer
Dec 10, 2016

Answer:

#y=-21.6#

Explanation:

Given #y+9.4=-12.2#, we need to isolate #y# to find its value.

Subtract 9.4 from both sides: #y\cancel(+9.4)\cancel(\color(red)(-9.4))=-12.2\color(red)(-9.4)#
Simplify to #y=-12.2-9.4#
Combine the subtraction and you get #y=-21.6#