Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Simplify by adding terms.

Add and .

Add and .

Subtract from .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for a -4(-a+4)+2(3a+2)=-a+8-4a