# How do you solve the two step equation -10=a+3/3?

Jun 4, 2018

$- 11$

#### Explanation:

Given: $- 10 = a + \frac{3}{3}$

Notice how $\frac{3}{3} = 1$, and the equation becomes:

$- 10 = a + 1$

Subtract $1$ from both sides to isolate $a$.

$- 10 - 1 = a$

$a = - 11$