How do you solve #\frac { x } { 5} - 2= - 9#?

2 Answers
Nov 22, 2016

Answer:

#x=-35#

Explanation:

For these types of problems, all you have to do is complete the operations in reverse. So...
#x/5 -2=-9#

#x/5=-7#

#x=-35#

Nov 22, 2016

Answer:

Answer is #x=-35#.

Explanation:

First, separate the numerical parts and the unknown variable parts.

#x/5-2=-9# [Given]

#:.x/5=-9+2#

#:.x/5=-7#

#:.x=-7xx5#

#:.x=-35#. (answer).