# How do you evaluate the expression -3x+5 for x=-2?

May 8, 2016

$= 11$

#### Explanation:

$- 3 x + 5$
The value of the variable given is:
color(blue)(x=-2

$- 3 x + 5 = - 3 \cdot \textcolor{b l u e}{\left(- 2\right)} + 5$

$= 6 + 5$

$= 11$