#### Answer

$y=-18$

#### Work Step by Step

$9y+1-8y=3-20\ \longrightarrow$ combine like terms
$y+1=-17\ \longrightarrow$ addition property
$y+1-1=-17-1\ \longrightarrow$ combine like terms
$y=-18$

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$y=-18$

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