## FatimaISWA Group Title Solve. 5x2 - 3x = (5x2 - 7x) + (8x - 2) 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. optiquest

are those squared

2. FatimaISWA

yeah 5x^2-3x=(5x^2-7x)+(8x-2)

3. thomasj

combine all like terms and isolate x

4. mathjazz

$5x^2-3x=5x^2-7x+8x-2$ Combine like terms $5x^2-3x=5x^2+x-2$ Now simplify terms $-4x=-2$ Solve for x $\frac{-4x}{-4}=\frac{-2}{-4}=\frac{1}{2}$

5. FatimaISWA

thank u!