#### Answer

x = 3

#### Work Step by Step

1. Given: 2x + 4 - x = 4x - 5
2. Simplify: x + 4 = 4x - 5
3. Add and subtract: 3x = 9
4. Divide: x = 3
5. Check: 2(3) + 4 - 3 = 4(3) - 5
7 = 7, so the solution is correct.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

x = 3

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