# How do you solve #8( 2n - 5) = - 31+ 7n#?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

First we need to distribute what's in the parenthesis first.

So the simplified version of the left side of the equation is

We now have an equation such as:

Add

Simply subtract

Now divide by

Since the variable has been isolated, the final quotient:

Answer: