## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$y=-10$
Multiplying both sides by $2$, the solution to the given equation, $\dfrac{y}{2}=-5 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 2\left( \dfrac{y}{2} \right)=2(-5) \\\\ y=-10 .\end{array}