# Chapter 2 - Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving - Test: Chapter 2: 6

$y=-8$

#### Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $8-y=16$, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -y=16-8 \\\\ -y=8 \\\\ y=-8 .\end{array}

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