# How do you solve 15- 7= - 8x + 4x + 2x?

Aug 1, 2017

$x = - 4$

#### Explanation:

Calculate each side of the equation

$\implies 8 = - 2 x$

Divide each side by $- 2$

$\implies \frac{8}{-} 2 = x$

$\implies - 4 = x$