-16n+4=-12n-8

Add 12n to both sides of the equation.

-16n+4+12n=-8

Add -16n and 12n.

-4n+4=-8

-4n+4=-8

Subtract 4 from both sides of the equation.

-4n=-8-4

Subtract 4 from -8.

-4n=-12

-4n=-12

Divide each term in -4n=-12 by -4.

-4n-4=-12-4

Cancel the common factor of -4.

Cancel the common factor.

-4n-4=-12-4

Divide n by 1.

n=-12-4

n=-12-4

Divide -12 by -4.

n=3

n=3

Solve for n -16n+4=-12n-8