# Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.1 Exponents and Their Properties - 4.1 Exercise Set - Page 236: 96

$y=1$

#### Work Step by Step

The solution to the given expression, $8(5-y)=32$, is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 8(5)+8(-y)=32 \\\\ 40-8y=32 \\\\ -8y=32-40 \\\\ -8y=-8 \\\\ y=\dfrac{-8}{-8} \\\\ y=1 .\end{array}

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