# How do you solve \frac { x } { 5} - 6= - 8?

May 8, 2018

$x = - 10$

#### Explanation:

Add $6$ to both sides

$\frac{x}{5} = - 8 + 6 = - 2$

Then multiply both sides by $5$

$\frac{x}{5} \cdot 5 = - 2 \cdot 5$