Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

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 .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form:

Solve for b 3(-2b-3)-4=-(3b-5)-2