## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

n = $-\frac{8}{9}$
$\frac{4(n + 2)}{5}$ = -n Multiply both sides by 5: 4(n + 2) = -5n Distribute: 4n + 8 = -5n Add 5n to both sides: 9n + 8 = 0 Subtract 8 from both sides: 9n = -8 Divide both sides by 9: n = $-\frac{8}{9}$