How do you simplify (6x - 10)/-2?

Apr 11, 2016

$- 3 x + 5$

Explanation:

$\frac{6 x - 10}{-} 2$
can be simplified into separate fractions with the common denominator $- 2$

$\frac{6 x}{-} 2 - \frac{10}{-} 2$

$- 3 x + 5$

or

$\frac{6 x - 10}{-} 2$
can be simplified by factoring out the $- 2$

$\frac{- 2 \left(- 3 x + 5\right)}{-} 2$

$\frac{\cancel{- 2} \left(- 3 x + 5\right)}{\cancel{- 2}}$

$- 3 x + 5$