14+5n=-4+17

Add -4 and 17.

14+5n=13

Subtract 14 from both sides of the equation.

5n=13-14

Subtract 14 from 13.

5n=-1

5n=-1

Divide each term in 5n=-1 by 5.

5n5=-15

Cancel the common factor of 5.

Cancel the common factor.

5n5=-15

Divide n by 1.

n=-15

n=-15

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

n=-15

n=-15

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

n=-15

Decimal Form:

n=-0.2

Solve for n 14+5n=-4+17