Add 3 on both sides 8y - 3 + 3 = 13 + 3 8y = 13 + 3 8y = 16 Divide 8 on both sides 8y/8 = 16/8 y = 16/8 y = 2 y = 2

8y - 3 = 13 /+3 8y = 16 /:8 y = 2 ANSWER.: y = 2