# How do you solve the equations -c+2=5?

Jan 9, 2016

$c = - 3$

#### Explanation:

$- c + 2 = 5$

Subtract $2$ from both sides.

$- c = 5 - 2$

Simplify.

$- c = 3$

Multiply both sides by $- 1$.

$- 1 \times - c = 3 \times - 1$

Simplify.

$c = - 3$