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anonymous
 4 years ago
5(x − 1) = 3(x + 2) − 7
anonymous
 4 years ago
5(x − 1) = 3(x + 2) − 7

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well first we have to distribute out what is in the parentheses. Can you do that? What are you left with?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the right hand side can be simplified from\[5x5= 3x+67 \]to \[5x5= 3x1 \]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now we try to get all the x to one side and all the other numbers on the other sides let's keeps x on the left side so let's get rid of the 5 on the left side by adding 5 to both sides

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[5x−5=3x−1\]\[5x−5+5=3x−1+5\]\[5x=3x+4\]subtract 3x to both sides to rid of the 3x on the right hand side. \[5x=3x+4\] \[5x3x=3x3x+4\]\[2x=4\]

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0From where I left of, divide both sides by 2 and you get your answer
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