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how do i solve this question, i want to know how to solve it in a non complicated way thankyou

3x - 19 = -13

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when it says you have to subtract from both sides, i dont get it??
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3x - 19 = -13

3x = -13 +19

3x= 6

3x/3= 6/3

x=2
Guest Feb 16, 2012
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[input]solve( 3x - 19 = -13, x)[/input]

3x - 19 = -13 | +19 on both sides
3x - 19 +19 = -13 +19
3x + 0 = -13 +19
3x = 6 | /3 on both sides
3x/3 = 6/3
3/3*x = 2
1*x=2
x=2
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