How do you solve -19(-3 + x) = -304?

Mar 8, 2018

You can do the opposite of the order of operations.

Explanation:

Now you have -3+x, this can be switched around to x-3.
giving you 19.
This results in x=19

Mar 8, 2018

$x = 19$

Explanation:

$- 19 \left(- 3 + x\right) = - 304$
$57 - 19 x = - 304$
$- 19 x = - 361$
$x = - \frac{361}{-} 19$
$x = 19$