# How do you solve 1.4 - 1.6 (t+6)=4.6?

Jun 19, 2016

color(blue)(t=-8

#### Explanation:

$1.4 - 1.6 \left(t + 6\right) = 4.6$

We first transpose $\textcolor{b l u e}{1.4}$ to the R.H.S for ease of solving:

 - 1.6 ( t + 6 ) = 4.6 - color(blue)(1.4

$- 1.6 \left(t + 6\right) = 3.2$

$t + 6 = \frac{3.2}{- 1.6}$

$t + 6 = - 2$

$t = - 2 - 6$

color(blue)(t=-8