## Algebra 1

We first factor out y to help us isolate y. We then divide both sides by $2x^{2} -4$ to get y alone. We finally simplify the fraction: $y(2x^{2} -4)=-24 \\\\ y= -24 / (2x^{2} -4) \\\\ y = -12 / x^{2} -2$ A is correct.