How do you solve 11x-3x=12-20?

Jun 16, 2015

$x = - 8$

Explanation:

$11 x - 3 x = 12 - 20$

perform the arithmetic operations on each side:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$8 x = - 8$
divide both sides by $8$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$x = - 8$