# What is 3(y-4) + 6 for =12?

##### 1 Answer
May 1, 2018

$y = 6$

#### Explanation:

Distribute:
$3 y - 12 + 6 = 12$

Simplify:
$3 y - 6 = 12$

Add $6$ to both sides:
$3 y = 18$

Divide by $3$:
$y = 6$