Virginia M.

asked • 10/14/15# algebra equation

not sure how to solve this equation

-74=3+7x

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Sabrina R. answered • 10/14/15

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Solve for

*x*.Step 1: subtract the 3 to the left side of the equals sign.

-74 = 3 + 7x

-3 -3

-77 0

Step 2: divide -77 by 7 to isolate the

*x*value.-77 = 7x

7 7

Answer: you should have

*x*= -11Andrea L. answered • 10/16/15

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-74 = 3 + 7x

- 3 -3

-77 0 + 7x

-77 = 7x

Divide by 7 to isolate x

-11= x

Answer -11

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