# How do you solve -7m - 6= - 20?

Mar 14, 2018

$m = 2$

#### Explanation:

Begin by adding $6$ to both sides

$- 7 m - 6 \textcolor{red}{+ 6} = - 20 \textcolor{red}{+ 6}$

$- 7 m + 0 = - 14$

$- 7 m = - 14$

Divide both sides by $- 7$

$- \frac{7}{\textcolor{red}{- 7}} m = - \frac{14}{\textcolor{red}{- 7}}$

$m = 2$