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x-5-(2-x)= -3

 Oct 2, 2019
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x-5-(2-x) = -3

You can use the distributive property on the -(2-x) so that -1*2 = -2 and -1*-x=x, so -(2-x) = -2+x

x-5-2+x = -3

2x-7=-3

 

Can you solve it from here?

 

You are very welcome!

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 Oct 2, 2019
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Good job!

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