my last math class was in 2005 here it is 5 years later and i am still struggling with the same stuff basically i need to know the steps to solve equations i will set some examples

3(x - 1) - 12 = 0

-1(y + 3) = 10

-4x = 44

7 - z = 15

-7c + 1 = -20

5(3y - 2) = 16y