# How do you solve 20-6n=-2(n+6)?

Nov 29, 2017

$n = 8$

#### Explanation:

$20 - 6 n = - 2 \left(n + 6\right)$

Distribute the $- 2$ on the RHS:

$20 - 6 n = - 2 n - 12$

Add $6 n$ to both sides:

$20 = 4 n - 12$

Add $12$ to both sides:

$32 = 4 n$

Divide both sides by $4$:

$n = 8$