# How do you solve #-2n+3=8#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

Leave the n term and move numeric values to the right side of the equation.

subtract 3 from both sides.

#-2ncancel(+3)cancel(-3)=8-3#

#rArr-2n=5# to solve for n divide both sides by -2.

#(cancel(-2) n)/cancel(-2)=5/(-2)#

#rArrn=-5/2#