This answer is incorrect.
To solve this problem you must follow these steps:
The first thing to do is to gather all of the unknows to the same side of the equation. You can do this by subtracting 12y from both sides
Next do the subtraction:
Now you need to isolate the variable. In this case you must divide both sides of the equation by 8
After the cancelation you get the answer:
Now let us try another one
Solve for y.
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