Rewrite the equation as .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Multiply .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for y 21=2(4y+2)