Move all terms not containing u to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 5 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 5 from -1.
Divide each term by 3 and simplify.
Divide each term in 3u=-6 by 3.
Cancel the common factor of 3.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide u by 1.
Divide -6 by 3.
Solve for u 5+3u=-1