# How do you solve n+8=-5+4n?

Feb 1, 2017

$n = 4 \frac{1}{3}$

#### Explanation:

$n + 8 = - 5 + 4 n$

Subtract $n$ from both sides.

$8 = - 5 + 3 n$

Add $5$ to each side.

$13 = 3 n$

Divide both sides by $3$.

$\frac{13}{3} = n$

$n = \frac{13}{3}$

$n = 4 \frac{1}{3}$