Solve for n 136=-5(3n-4)-4

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136=-5(3n-4)-4
Rewrite the equation as -5(3n-4)-4=136.
-5(3n-4)-4=136
Simplify -5(3n-4)-4.
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Simplify each term.
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Apply the distributive property.
-5(3n)-5⋅-4-4=136
Multiply 3 by -5.
-15n-5⋅-4-4=136
Multiply -5 by -4.
-15n+20-4=136
-15n+20-4=136
Subtract 4 from 20.
-15n+16=136
-15n+16=136
Move all terms not containing n to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 16 from both sides of the equation.
-15n=136-16
Subtract 16 from 136.
-15n=120
-15n=120
Divide each term by -15 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -15n=120 by -15.
-15n-15=120-15
Cancel the common factor of -15.
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Cancel the common factor.
-15n-15=120-15
Divide n by 1.
n=120-15
n=120-15
Divide 120 by -15.
n=-8
n=-8
Solve for n 136=-5(3n-4)-4

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