# How do you solve #x+ (-11) = 5#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

**equation given**

*solve*

**concept application**

*subtracting a negative number* *because it is like adding a product of #-1# and #-b#, which is positive #b#*

**calculation**

*add #(-11)# to both sides*

*now you have*

*subtracting negative number*