# How do you solve (3x - 2) / 4 = -5?

Sep 25, 2015

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#### Explanation:

$\frac{3 x - 2}{4} = - 5$

$3 x - 2 = - 5 \cdot 4$

$3 x - 2 = - 20$

$3 x = - 20 + 2$

$3 x = - 18$

$x = - \frac{18}{3}$

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