# How do you solve 3c - 8c + 7 = -18?

Jun 25, 2015

$\textcolor{b l u e}{c = 5}$
$3 c - 8 c + 7 = - 18$
$- 5 c = - 18 - 7$
$- 5 c = - 25$
$c = \frac{25}{5}$
$\textcolor{b l u e}{c = 5}$