# How do you solve 15=-n/8?

Dec 15, 2016

$n = - 120$

#### Explanation:

Multiply each side by $- 8$ to eliminate the fraction, solve for $n$ and keep the equation balanced:

$- 8 \times 15 = - \frac{n}{8} \times - 8$

$- 120 = \cancel{-} \frac{n}{\cancel{8}} \times \cancel{- 8}$

$n = - 120$