## Algebra 1

$y=-2$
$-6(2y+2)=12\longrightarrow$ distributive property $-12y-12=12\longrightarrow$ add 12 to both sides $-12y-12+12=12+12\longrightarrow$ simplify $-12y=24\longrightarrow$ divide both sides by -12 $-12y\div-12=24\div-12\longrightarrow$ divide $y=-2$