Problem: "-32 = x + 3" ... why wouldn't you just subtract "3" from each side of the equation to isolate "x" on the right side?
Sounds like you've got it.
Problem: "-32 = x + 3" ... why wouldn't you just subtract "3" from each side of the equation to isolate "x" on the right side?
You are correct in "subtracting" 3 from each side.
-32 = x + 3
-32 - 3 = x
--> x = -35