4c+7=7c-5

Subtract 7c from both sides of the equation.

4c+7-7c=-5

Subtract 7c from 4c.

-3c+7=-5

-3c+7=-5

Subtract 7 from both sides of the equation.

-3c=-5-7

Subtract 7 from -5.

-3c=-12

-3c=-12

Divide each term in -3c=-12 by -3.

-3c-3=-12-3

Cancel the common factor of -3.

Cancel the common factor.

-3c-3=-12-3

Divide c by 1.

c=-12-3

c=-12-3

Divide -12 by -3.

c=4

c=4

Solve for c 4c+7=7c-5