-10-2J=10+8J

Subtract 8J from both sides of the equation.

-10-2J-8J=10

Subtract 8J from -2J.

-10-10J=10

-10-10J=10

Add 10 to both sides of the equation.

-10J=10+10

Add 10 and 10.

-10J=20

-10J=20

Divide each term in -10J=20 by -10.

-10J-10=20-10

Cancel the common factor of -10.

Cancel the common factor.

-10J-10=20-10

Divide J by 1.

J=20-10

J=20-10

Divide 20 by -10.

J=-2

J=-2

Solve for J -10-2J=10+8J