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