9-2x=15

Subtract 9 from both sides of the equation.

-2x=15-9

Subtract 9 from 15.

-2x=6

-2x=6

Divide each term in -2x=6 by -2.

-2x-2=6-2

Cancel the common factor of -2.

Cancel the common factor.

-2x-2=6-2

Divide x by 1.

x=6-2

x=6-2

Divide 6 by -2.

x=-3

x=-3

Solve for x 9-2x=15