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(solve for a) 14+6a-8=24

 Feb 12, 2019
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14+6a-8=24   collect like terms

14-8  + 6a = 24   simplify

6+6a=24             subtract 6 from both sides of the equation

6a=18         divide both sides by 6

a = 3

 Feb 12, 2019
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14+6a-8=24

Group like terms

6a+14-8=24

Add/Subtract the numbers

6a+6=24

Subtract 6 from both sides

6a+6-6=24-6

Simplify

6a=18

Divide both sides by 6

6a/6=18/6

Simplify

a=3

 Feb 12, 2019

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