x+14=-12

Subtract 14 from both sides of the equation.

x=-12-14

To write -12 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 22.

x=-12⋅22-14

Multiply 12 and 22.

x=-22⋅2-14

Multiply 2 by 2.

x=-24-14

x=-24-14

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

x=-2-14

Subtract 1 from -2.

x=-34

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

x=-34

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

x=-34

Decimal Form:

x=-0.75

Solve for x x+1/4=-1/2