# How do you solve the equation -2.4x+11.8=29.8?

$- 2.4 \cdot x + 11.8 = 29.8$ ;  -2.4*x = 29.8 – 11.8
$- 2.4 \cdot x = 18$ ; $x = \frac{18}{- 2.4}$ ; x = -7.5
CHECK: $- 2.4 \cdot \left(- 7.5\right) + 11.8 = 29.8$ ; 18 + 11.8 = 29.8