2-c-4=7

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

2–c4=7

Multiply –c4.

Multiply -1 by -1.

2+1c4=7

Multiply c4 by 1.

2+c4=7

2+c4=7

2+c4=7

Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.

c4=7-2

Subtract 2 from 7.

c4=5

c4=5

Multiply both sides of the equation by 4.

4⋅c4=4⋅5

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4⋅c4=4⋅5

Rewrite the expression.

c=4⋅5

c=4⋅5

Multiply 4 by 5.

c=20

c=20

Solve for c 2-c/-4=7