# ALGEBRA

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SOLVE THE FOLLOWING EQUATION FOR U

4U + 8 = -12

could you please show the work

• ALGEBRA -

4U + 8 = -12

First -- subtract 8 from both sides of the equation.

4U + 8 - 8 = -12 - 8
4U = -20

Then divide both sides of the equation by 4.

U = -5

• ALGEBRA -

Thank you Ms Sue

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