x-2y=2

Subtract x from both sides of the equation.

-2y=2-x

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

-2y-2=2-2+-x-2

Cancel the common factor of -2.

Cancel the common factor.

-2y-2=2-2+-x-2

Divide y by 1.

y=2-2+-x-2

y=2-2+-x-2

Simplify each term.

Divide 2 by -2.

y=-1+-x-2

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

y=-1+x2

y=-1+x2

y=-1+x2

Solve for y x-2y=2