# How do you solve  x/-3+3=7?

Jun 16, 2015

$x = - 12$

#### Explanation:

Given $\frac{x}{- 3} + 3 = 7$

Clear the fraction by multiplying all terms (on both sides) by $\left(- 3\right)$
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$x - 9 = - 21$
Add $9$ to both sides
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXXX}}$$x = - 12$