Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply 0.2 by -3.
Subtract z from 0.2z.
Move all terms not containing z to the right side of the equation.
Add 0.6 to both sides of the equation.
Add 0.2 and 0.6.
Divide each term by -0.8 and simplify.
Divide each term in -0.8z=0.8 by -0.8.
Cancel the common factor of -0.8.
Divide 0.8 by -0.8.
Solve for z 0.2(z-3)-z=0.2