# How do you solve #-2.5x+2.8=-4.5#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 5, 2016

x = 2.92

#### Explanation:

to solve equations of this type you collect the terms with the variable in them to one side of the equation , usually the left hand side and the constants to the other side.

-2.5x + 2.8 = - 4.5 becomes

-2.5x = -4.5 - 2.8