# How do you solve x - (-6) =1?

Nov 17, 2015

$x = - 5$

#### Explanation:

$x - \left(- 6\right) = 1$

$x + 6 = 1$

Subtracting 6 on both sides

$x + 6 - 6 = 1 - 6$

$x = - 5$