## Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 2 - Reasoning and Proof - Get Ready!: 9

x=6

#### Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation. $7x+5=5x+17$ Subtract 5x from each side and simplify. $7x+5-5x=5x+17-5x$ $2x+5=17$ Subtract 5 from each side and simplify. $2x+5-5=17-5$ $2x=12$ Divide each side by 2 and simplify. $2x\div2=12\div2$ $x=6$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.