How do you solve 1+8x = - 6+ 5x + 2x?

Jun 23, 2018

-7

Explanation:

$1 + 8 x = - 6 + 5 x + 2 x$

or, $1 + 6 = 5 x + 2 x - 8 x$
or, $7 = - x$
Therefore, $x = - 7$