6+z10=-2

Multiply both sides of the equation by 10.

10⋅6+z10=10⋅-2

Cancel the common factor of 10.

Cancel the common factor.

10⋅6+z10=10⋅-2

Rewrite the expression.

6+z=10⋅-2

6+z=10⋅-2

Multiply 10 by -2.

6+z=-20

6+z=-20

Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation.

z=-20-6

Subtract 6 from -20.

z=-26

z=-26

Solve for z (6+z)/10=-2