# How do you solve #-9(a + 16) + (-4) = 23#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 16, 2015

#### Explanation:

Remove parentheses from the

Distribute the

Combine like terms:

Add

Divide both sides by

**Check:**

Jul 16, 2015

Remove parentheses from the

Distribute the

Combine like terms:

Add

Divide both sides by

**Check:**