How do you solve #\frac { 6a + 6} { 3} = - 14#?

2 Answers

Answer:

#a=-8#

Explanation:

#\frac{6a+6}{3}=-14#

#{6a}/3+6/3=-14#

#2a+2=-14#

#2a=-14-2#

#2a=-16#

#a=-16/2#

#a=-8#

Jul 24, 2018

Answer:

#a=-8#

Explanation:

#"multiply both sides by 3"#

#cancel(3)xx(6a+6)/cancel(3)=3xx-14#

#6a+6=-42#

#"subtract 6 from both sides"#

#6a=-42-6=-48#

#"divide both sides by 6"#

#a=(-48)/6=-8#