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show your work solve for x - 4x+3=5x-2

Guest Oct 4, 2017

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x - 4x + 3  =  5x - 2       Subtract  3  from both sides of the equation.

 

x  -  4x  =  5x - 2 - 3      Subtract  5x  from both sides of the equation.

 

x - 4x - 5x  =  -2 - 3       Combine like terms.

 

-8x  =  -5               Divide both sides by  -8 .

 

x  =  -5 / -8

 

x  =  5 / 8

hectictar  Oct 4, 2017
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Best Answer

x - 4x + 3  =  5x - 2       Subtract  3  from both sides of the equation.

 

x  -  4x  =  5x - 2 - 3      Subtract  5x  from both sides of the equation.

 

x - 4x - 5x  =  -2 - 3       Combine like terms.

 

-8x  =  -5               Divide both sides by  -8 .

 

x  =  -5 / -8

 

x  =  5 / 8

hectictar  Oct 4, 2017

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