# How do you simplify -\frac{1}{2} x - 6= x + 3?

May 4, 2018

$x = - 6$

#### Explanation:

To solve for a variable whenever you have one equation and one variable, you should first try to isolate for the variable.

$\frac{3}{2} x = - 9$

$3 x = - 18$

$x = - 6$