# How do you solve #-3x-6=5#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

To isolate

Now we see that we are multiplying

This leaves us with

Hope this helps!

#### Explanation:

Leave - 3x on the left side of the equation and collect numeric values on the right side.

add 6 to both sides.

#-3xcancel(-6)cancel(+6)=5+6#

#rArr-3x=11# To solve for x, divide both sides by - 3

#(cancel(-3) x)/cancel(-3)=11/(-3)#

#rArrx=-11/3" is the solution"#