# How do you solve 7- s = - 2s?

Mar 9, 2018

$7 - s = 2 s$

Add $s$ to $- 2 s$ to get

$7 = - 1 s$

Divide by $- 1$ on both sides to get

$- 7 = s$

Mar 9, 2018

-7

#### Explanation:

first take all the s terms to one side:
7 = -$2 s$ + $s$
7 = -$s$
therefore
$s$ = -7