Rewrite the equation as -3.4y-5=4.7.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 5 to both sides of the equation.
Add 4.7 and 5.
Divide each term by -3.4 and simplify.
Divide each term in -3.4y=9.7 by -3.4.
Cancel the common factor of -3.4.
Divide 9.7 by -3.4.
Solve for y 4.7=-3.4y-5