# How do you solve #-2.5x+18-1.6x=5.7#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 29, 2016

#### Answer:

Combine like terms, then solve for

#### Explanation:

You'll know when two or more terms are like terms because they contain the same variable. In this case,

To get our answer, let's subtract 18 from each side...

...and let's divide each side by -4.1: