Posted by **Miki** on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:30pm.

How do I solve 5n+8(-6n-2) explain your answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:33pm
There's nothing to solve. You probably just need to combine like terms.

5n+8(-6n-2)

5n - 48n - 16

-43n - 16

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**Kirk**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:34pm
5n-42n-16=0

-37n=16

n=16/-37

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**Kirk**, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 9:35pm
sorry my math is wrong as i didnt put in the right number it should be what ms sue has

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