#### Answer

8y - 12

#### Work Step by Step

5(3y - 2) - (7y + 2)
Use the distributive property to remove the parentheses
5.3y - 5.2 -7y -2
Multiply
15y-10-7y -2
Group like terms
(15y - 7y) -(10+2)
combine like terms (15y-7y) = (15-7)y = 8y, (10+2) = 12
8y - 12