2x+9(1)=7

Multiply 9 by 1.

2x+9=7

Subtract 9 from both sides of the equation.

2x=7-9

Subtract 9 from 7.

2x=-2

2x=-2

Divide each term in 2x=-2 by 2.

2×2=-22

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2×2=-22

Divide x by 1.

x=-22

x=-22

Divide -2 by 2.

x=-1

x=-1

Solve for x 2x+9(1)=7