# SOLUTION: 10-(x-2)=15

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Distributive-associative-commutative-properties Question 83114: 10-(x-2)=15Answer by adamchapman(301)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!10-(x-2)=15 subtracting "what is in ther brackets" is the same as "adding everthing in the brackets multiplied by -1" 10+(-x--2)=15 the double negative in front of the 2 makes a positive 10+(-x+2)=15 now we can get rid of the brakets 10-x+2=15 now we need to do is add/subrtact until we get only x on one side of the equals sign: 10-x=13 -x=3 so x=-3 I hope this helps, Adam