## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$y = 3$
$\mid$$8 - y$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$y + 2$$\mid$ $8 - y = y + 2$ $-2y = -6$ $y = 3$ $\mid$$8 - y$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$y + 2$$\mid$ $8 - y = -y - 2$ $0 = -10$ $\varnothing$ $As$ $a$ $result,$ $y = 3$ $is$ $the$ $only$ $answer$.