8y-(8+6y)=20

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

8y-1⋅8-(6y)=20

Multiply -1 by 8.

8y-8-(6y)=20

Multiply 6 by -1.

8y-8-6y=20

8y-8-6y=20

Subtract 6y from 8y.

2y-8=20

2y-8=20

Add 8 to both sides of the equation.

2y=20+8

Add 20 and 8.

2y=28

2y=28

Divide each term in 2y=28 by 2.

2y2=282

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2y2=282

Divide y by 1.

y=282

y=282

Divide 28 by 2.

y=14

y=14

Solve for y 8y-(8+6y)=20