Since is on the right side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left side of the equation.

Simplify each term.

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Divide by .

Solve for b -5b+24=-8(b-6)+6b