# How do you solve #2a+6=-a-8#?

##### 1 Answer

May 22, 2016

#a=(-14)/3#

#### Explanation:

Given -

#2a+6=-a-8#

Take all constants to RHS and unknowns to the LHS.

#2a+a=-8-6#

#3a=-14#

#a=(-14)/3#