# How do you solve 3(n - 1) = - 4( n + 5) + 3?

Jun 10, 2017

$n = - 2$

#### Explanation:

$3 \left(n - 1\right) = - 4 \left(n + 5\right) + 3$

$3 n - 3 = - 4 n - 20 + 3$

$3 n - 3 = - 4 n - 17$

Combine like terms

$3 n + 4 n = - 17 + 3$

$7 n = - 14$

$n = - \frac{14}{7}$

$n = - 2$