7z+10=5z-4

Subtract 5z from both sides of the equation.

7z+10-5z=-4

Subtract 5z from 7z.

2z+10=-4

2z+10=-4

Subtract 10 from both sides of the equation.

2z=-4-10

Subtract 10 from -4.

2z=-14

2z=-14

Divide each term in 2z=-14 by 2.

2z2=-142

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2z2=-142

Divide z by 1.

z=-142

z=-142

Divide -14 by 2.

z=-7

z=-7

Solve for z 7z+10=5z-4