# How do you evaluate #4a - 3a - a + a + 3a = 20#?

##### 3 Answers

Jan 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"simplify the left side by collecting like terms"#

#rArr4a=20#

#"divide both sides by 4"#

#(cancel(4) a)/cancel(4)=20/4#

#rArra=5" is the solution"#

Jan 11, 2018

#### Explanation:

You have

Do the operations and you are left with

#### Explanation:

First bring all the positive terms together and negative terms together

Now all the terms are like terms, so add them keeping the sign same

Now subtract the terms

Now divide the equation by

Hope it helped you!