# How do you solve the equation 4p-2=-6?

##### 1 Answer
Jan 19, 2017

$p = - 1$

#### Explanation:

Solve $4 p - 2 = - 6$

Add $2$ to both sides.

$4 p = - 6 + 2$

$4 p = - 4$

Divide both sides by $4$.

$p = \frac{- 4}{4}$

$p = - 1$