# How do you solve 14+6a-8=18?

Dec 21, 2016

$a = 2$

#### Explanation:

$14 + 6 a - 8 = 18$

or, $\text{ } 6 a + 6 = 18$

or, $\text{ } 6 a = 18 - 6$

or, $\text{ } a = \frac{12}{6} = 2$