Phoebe Ware

2023-02-27

How to solve $2x+5=-2$?

Sam Murphy

Get the $x$ term alone. By the coefficient of $x$, multiply both sides of the equation.
Explanation:
$2x+5=-2$
From both sides of the equation, deduct $5$
$2x=-2-5$ =
$2x=-7$
Divide 2 from both sides.
$x=-\frac{7}{2}$

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