# How do you solve n+2=-14-n?

Jul 30, 2016

Isolate $n$ on one side of the equation.

#### Explanation:

To do this, let's subtract 2 from each side:

$n = - 16 - n$

Next, let's add $n$ to each side:

$2 n = - 16$

Finally, let's divide each side by 2 to get our answer:

$n = - 8$