Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Review Exercises: 17

Answer

x=2

Work Step by Step

5x-3=x+5 5x=x+5+3 5x=x+8 5x-x=8 4x=8 x=$\frac{8}{4}$ x=2 Check the answer. 5(2)-3=(2)+5 10-3=7 7=7
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