# How do you solve #5-2y=15#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 18, 2015

y = -5

#### Explanation:

5 - 2y = 15

subtracting 5 form both the sides;

5-2y -5 = 15 -5

-2y = 10

divide both the sides by -2

-2y / -2 = 10 / -2

y = -5