#### Answer

$y=-6$

#### Work Step by Step

By combining like terms and by using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $
2-5y=26-y
$, is
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
-5y+y=26-2
\\\\
-4y=24
\\\\
y=\dfrac{24}{-4}
\\\\
y=-6
.\end{array}