# #9 - Linear Equations in One Variable

### Sample Question:

9. If $$2(x - 5) = -11$$, then $$x =$$ ?

A. $$- \frac{21}{2}$$

B. $$- 8$$

C. $$- \frac{11}{2}$$

D. $$- 3$$

E. $$- \frac{1}{2}$$