Solve for a 3a-2=18-a

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3a-2=18-a
Move all terms containing a to the left side of the equation.
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Add a to both sides of the equation.
3a-2+a=18
Add 3a and a.
4a-2=18
4a-2=18
Move all terms not containing a to the right side of the equation.
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Add 2 to both sides of the equation.
4a=18+2
Add 18 and 2.
4a=20
4a=20
Divide each term by 4 and simplify.
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Divide each term in 4a=20 by 4.
4a4=204
Cancel the common factor of 4.
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Cancel the common factor.
4a4=204
Divide a by 1.
a=204
a=204
Divide 20 by 4.
a=5
a=5
Solve for a 3a-2=18-a

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