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If 5x - 17 = -x + 7, then x =

 May 7, 2020
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If 5x - 17 = -x + 7          add 17 to both sides of the  'quation

    5x = -x + 7 + 17        add 'x' to both sides

    6x = 24                     divide both sides by 6

       x = 4

 May 7, 2020

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