How do you solve -6+10(5-2x)=1?

Mar 27, 2018

$x = \frac{43}{20}$

Explanation:

$- 6 + 10 \left(5 - 2 x\right) = 1$

$- 6 + 50 - 20 x = 1$

$44 - 20 x = 1$

Then subtract the $44$ from both sides, and then divide both sides by $- 20$.

$- 20 x = - 43$

$x = \frac{- 43}{- 20}$