Move all terms containing y to the left side of the equation.
Add 9y to both sides of the equation.
Add -5y and 9y.
Move all terms not containing y to the right side of the equation.
Add 8 to both sides of the equation.
Add 12 and 8.
Divide each term by 4 and simplify.
Divide each term in 4y=20 by 4.
Cancel the common factor of 4.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide y by 1.
Divide 20 by 4.
Solve for y -8-5y=12-9y