# Solve for t 8-2(3-t)=5t+4 8-2(3-t)=5t+4
Simplify 8-2(3-t).
Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
8-2⋅3-2(-t)=5t+4
Multiply -2 by 3.
8-6-2(-t)=5t+4
Multiply -1 by -2.
8-6+2t=5t+4
8-6+2t=5t+4
Subtract 6 from 8.
2+2t=5t+4
2+2t=5t+4
Move all terms containing t to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 5t from both sides of the equation.
2+2t-5t=4
Subtract 5t from 2t.
2-3t=4
2-3t=4
Move all terms not containing t to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.
-3t=4-2
Subtract 2 from 4.
-3t=2
-3t=2
Divide each term by -3 and simplify.
Divide each term in -3t=2 by -3.
-3t-3=2-3
Cancel the common factor of -3.
Cancel the common factor.
-3t-3=2-3
Divide t by 1.
t=2-3
t=2-3
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
t=-23
t=-23
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
t=-23
Decimal Form:
t=-0.6‾
Solve for t 8-2(3-t)=5t+4

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