# How do you solve #(x+4)/-7 = -3#?

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Nov 10, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"multiply both sides of the equation by "-7#

#cancel(-7)^1xx(x+4)/cancel(-7)^1=-7xx-3#

#rArrx+4=21#

#"subtract 4 from both sides"#

#xcancel(+4)cancel(-4)=21-4#

#rArrx=17" is the solution"#

Nov 10, 2017

Minus into minus = plus

Subtract both sides by 4