# What is the value of a? 2(a+3a)-78-3b= -14

Question asked by: gabrielR80

Asked on: 12 Mar 2010

Let's re-arrange the equation to find the answer:

2(a+3a)-78-3b= -14

So, we know that 2a + 6a - 78 - 3b = -14

So 8a - 3b = 64

8a = 64 + 3b

a = 8 + 3/8b

By: daveyc

Replied at: 14 Mar 2010

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