-6y+26=-4(y-9)

Apply the distributive property.

-6y+26=-4y-4⋅-9

Multiply -4 by -9.

-6y+26=-4y+36

-6y+26=-4y+36

Add 4y to both sides of the equation.

-6y+26+4y=36

Add -6y and 4y.

-2y+26=36

-2y+26=36

Subtract 26 from both sides of the equation.

-2y=36-26

Subtract 26 from 36.

-2y=10

-2y=10

Divide each term in -2y=10 by -2.

-2y-2=10-2

Cancel the common factor of -2.

Cancel the common factor.

-2y-2=10-2

Divide y by 1.

y=10-2

y=10-2

Divide 10 by -2.

y=-5

y=-5

Solve for y -6y+26=-4(y-9)