-8(1+2s)=-8s+24

Apply the distributive property.

-8⋅1-8(2s)=-8s+24

Multiply.

Multiply -8 by 1.

-8-8(2s)=-8s+24

Multiply 2 by -8.

-8-16s=-8s+24

-8-16s=-8s+24

-8-16s=-8s+24

Add 8s to both sides of the equation.

-8-16s+8s=24

Add -16s and 8s.

-8-8s=24

-8-8s=24

Add 8 to both sides of the equation.

-8s=24+8

Add 24 and 8.

-8s=32

-8s=32

Divide each term in -8s=32 by -8.

-8s-8=32-8

Cancel the common factor of -8.

Cancel the common factor.

-8s-8=32-8

Divide s by 1.

s=32-8

s=32-8

Divide 32 by -8.

s=-4

s=-4

Solve for s -8(1+2s)=-8s+24