Evaluate: 2y+5=-7y+32

Expression: $2y+5=-7y+32$

Move the variable to the left-hand side and change its sign

$2y+5+7y=32$

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

$2y+7y=32-5$

Collect like terms

$9y=32-5$

Subtract the numbers

$9y=27$

Divide both sides of the equation by $9$

$y=3$