25÷y=2

Rewrite the division as a fraction.

25y=2

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

25⋅1y=2

Multiply 25 and 1y.

25y=2

25y=2

Multiply each term by y and simplify.

Multiply each term in 25y=2 by y.

25y⋅y=2⋅y

Cancel the common factor of y.

Factor y out of 5y.

2y⋅5⋅y=2⋅y

Cancel the common factor.

2y⋅5⋅y=2⋅y

Rewrite the expression.

25=2⋅y

25=2y

25=2y

Rewrite the equation as 2y=25.

2y=25

Divide each term by 2 and simplify.

Divide each term in 2y=25 by 2.

2y2=25⋅12

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2y2=25⋅12

Divide y by 1.

y=25⋅12

y=25⋅12

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

y=25⋅12

Rewrite the expression.

y=15

y=15

y=15

y=15

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

y=15

Decimal Form:

y=0.2

Solve for y (2/5)÷y=2