#1**+3 **

It is a mathematical EXPRESSION (NOT an equation), and as such , it can be ANY value.

IF you meant to ask : "What is 5x + 2 =0 ? " , then you have an EQUATION that can be solved thusly:

5x+2=0 Subtract 2 from both sides of the EQUATION

5x = -2 Divide both sides by 5

x = -2/5

ElectricPavlov
Jan 14, 2018

#1**+3 **

Best Answer

It is a mathematical EXPRESSION (NOT an equation), and as such , it can be ANY value.

IF you meant to ask : "What is 5x + 2 =0 ? " , then you have an EQUATION that can be solved thusly:

5x+2=0 Subtract 2 from both sides of the EQUATION

5x = -2 Divide both sides by 5

x = -2/5

ElectricPavlov
Jan 14, 2018