# How do you solve 3p - 4= - 10+ 4p?

Dec 20, 2016

You need to simplify by isolating the variable.

#### Explanation:

$3 p - 4 = - 10 + 4 p$

Get the terms with $p$ on the left side and everything else on the right side.

$3 p - 4 p = - 10 + 4$

then combine like terms

$- p = - 6$

Divide both sides by $- 1$ to isolate the variable $p$.

$p = \frac{- 6}{- 1}$

and lastly, reduce to lowest terms

$p = 6$

The final answer is positive $6$.