4a+6-2a=-10

Subtract 2a from 4a.

2a+6=-10

Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation.

2a=-10-6

Subtract 6 from -10.

2a=-16

2a=-16

Divide each term in 2a=-16 by 2.

2a2=-162

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2a2=-162

Divide a by 1.

a=-162

a=-162

Divide -16 by 2.

a=-8

a=-8

Solve for a 4a+6-2a=-10