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

y = $-\frac{19}{6}$
$\frac{4(y - 1)}{5}$ = 2y + 3 Multiply both sides by 5: 4(y - 1) = 5(2y + 3) Distribute: 4y - 4 = 10y + 15 Subtract 10y from both sides: -6y - 4 = 15 Add 4 to both sides: -6y = 19 Divide both sides by -6: y = $-\frac{19}{6}$