# How do you solve 56+ x = 45- 58?

Mar 21, 2018

$x = - 69$

#### Explanation:

Given
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 56 + x = 45 - 58$

Performing the indicated arithmetic on the Right Side
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} 56 + x = - 13$

Since we can add or subtract the same amount to both sides of an equation,
we can subtract $56$ from both sides:
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} x = - 69$