# Calculate: (12)/(5)y-14=-2

## Expression: $\frac{ 12 }{ 5 }y-14=-2$

Multiply both sides of the equation by $5$

$12y-70=-10$

Move the constant to the right-hand side and change its sign

$12y=-10+70$

Calculate the sum

$12y=60$

Divide both sides of the equation by $12$

$y=5$

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