## Algebra 1

$\frac{-8}{10}$ = $\frac{y}{5}$ First, use the Cross Products Property. -8(5) = 10y Simplify the left side of the equation. -40 = 10y To find y, divide both sides of the equation by 10. $\frac{-40}{10}$ = $\frac{10y}{10}$ y = -4