# How do you solve 4=3a-14?

##### 1 Answer
Mar 11, 2018

$a = 6$

#### Explanation:

$4 = 3 a - 14 \text{ }$ we add $+ 14$ to both side
$4 + 14 = 3 a - 14 + 14$
$18 = 3 a$
$a = \frac{18}{3}$

$a$ = 6