# How do you solve #a-2+3=-2#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 3, 2016

a = - 3

#### Explanation:

The equation may be simplified by adding -2 + 3 = 1.

#rArra+1=-2" is the simplified version"# To solve for a , leave it where it is and place numeric terms on the right side of the equation.

subtract 1 from both sides

#acancel(+1)cancel(-1)=-2-1#

#rArra=-3" is the solution"# check:

#-3-2+3=-2=" right side hence equation is true"#