## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\frac{3(y + 3)}{5}$ = 2y + 6 Distribute: $\frac{3y + 9}{5}$ = 2y + 6 Multiply both sides by 5: 3y + 9 = 5(2y + 6) Distribute: 3y + 9 = 10y + 30 Subtract 10y and 9 from both sides: -7y = 21 Divide both sides by -7: y = -3