## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$x=0$
Using the order of operations and the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $9-3x=2(5-2x)-(1-5x)$, is \begin{array}{l} 9-3x=10-4x-1+5x \\\\ -3x+4x-5x=10-1-9 \\\\ -4x=0 \\\\ x=0 .\end{array}