Your goal is to get Y on a side by itself. If you first subtract 248 from both sides you get

184-248=-y

-64=-y

Then multiply both sides by (- ). Because a negative and a negative is a positive you get:

y=64

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184-248=-y

-64=-y

Then multiply both sides by (- ). Because a negative and a negative is a positive you get:

y=64

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