# Solve the following equation and check your result: 2y + 5/3 = 26/3 - y

**Solution:**

A mathematical equation that represents the relationship between two expressions on either side of the equal sign (=) is a Simple Equation. An equation consists of variables and numerical constants.

2y + 5/3 = 26/3 - y

⇒ 2y + y = 26/3 - 5/3

⇒ 3y = 21/3

⇒ y = 7

Therefore the value of y = 7/3

**Video Solution:**

## Solve the following equation and check your result: 2y + 5/3 = 26/3 - y

### NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths - Chapter 2 Exercise 2.3 Question 9

**Summary:**

The solution to the given equation 2y + 5/3 = 26/3 - y is y = 7/3