Move all terms containing n to the left side of the equation.
Add 12n to both sides of the equation.
Add -16n and 12n.
Move all terms not containing n to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4 from -8.
Divide each term by -4 and simplify.
Divide each term in -4n=-12 by -4.
Cancel the common factor of -4.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide n by 1.
Divide -12 by -4.
Solve for n -16n+4=-12n-8