Simplify each term.
Apply the distributive property.
Multiply -1 by 8.
Multiply -1 by -1.
Multiply a by 1.
Add 5a and a.
Move all terms containing a to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 4a from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 4a from 6a.
Move all terms not containing a to the right side of the equation.
Add 8 to both sides of the equation.
Add -10 and 8.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2a=-2 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide a by 1.
Divide -2 by 2.
Solve for a 5a-(8-a)=4a-10