#### Answer

y = 1.5

#### Work Step by Step

Our goal is to isolate y. To accomplish this we will first combine like terms:
4y - 8 - 2y + 5 = 0
2y - 3 = 0
We will then isolate y by adding 3 to both sides and then dividing both sides by 2:
2y - 3 = 0
2y = 3
y = 1.5