# How do you solve 5-2x=-10-7x?

May 22, 2018

$x = - 3$

#### Explanation:

Add $7 x$ to both sides, then add $- 5$ to both sides.

$7 x - 2 x = - 10 - 5$

$5 x = - 15$

Divide both sides by $5$

$x = - 3$