## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$-8y-14$
We are given the expression $5y-14+7y-20y$. We can group like terms and combine them in order to simplify the expression. $(5y+7y-20y)+(-14)=(12y+(-20y))+(-14)=(-8y)+(-14))$ Finally, we can recombine the like terms into one expression without parentheses. $-8y-14$