Mathematics

I really need help on this one...ASAP! I will try to answer your questions if you answer this soon asap! PLZZZZ!!! What would a equal if 4(a+12) was 32?

4 years ago

4(a+12)=32
4a+48=32
4a=-16
a=-4

yassautumn

4 years ago

$4(a+12)=32\\ a+12=8\\ a=-4$