Solve the following equation for y.

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Answer:17Step-by-step explanation:2y+2=36Let's solve this equation for 2y first.  This means get 2y by itself.So to get 2y by itself I need to undo that addition of 2 next to it.The inverse operation of addition is subtraction.I'm going to subtract 2 on both sides:2y      =36-22y      =34Now we want to get y by itself so we divide both sides by 2 since division and multiplication are inverse operations:  y=        34/2  y=        17