# How do you solve -\frac { 5} { 8} x - x = 1- \frac { 3x } { 2}?

Apr 18, 2018

$x = - 8$

#### Explanation:

$- \frac{5}{8} x - x = 1 - \frac{3 x}{2}$

$- \frac{5}{8} x - x + \frac{3 x}{2} = 1$

$- \frac{1}{8} x = 1$

$x = - 8$