-3(y-6)=-2y+20

Apply the distributive property.

-3y-3⋅-6=-2y+20

Multiply -3 by -6.

-3y+18=-2y+20

-3y+18=-2y+20

Add 2y to both sides of the equation.

-3y+18+2y=20

Add -3y and 2y.

-y+18=20

-y+18=20

Subtract 18 from both sides of the equation.

-y=20-18

Subtract 18 from 20.

-y=2

-y=2

Multiply each term in -y=2 by -1.

(-y)⋅-1=2⋅-1

Multiply (-y)⋅-1.

Multiply -1 by -1.

1y=2⋅-1

Multiply y by 1.

y=2⋅-1

y=2⋅-1

Multiply 2 by -1.

y=-2

y=-2

Solve for y -3(y-6)=-2y+20