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## anonymous 4 years ago solve the equation 3x-7=5x+19

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1. anonymous

x=-13

2. alexwee123

3x-7=5x+19 -7=2x+19 -7-19=2x -26=2x x=-13

3. anonymous

Subtract 3x both the sides: $3x - 7 - 3x = 5x + 19 - 3x$ $-7 = 2x + 19$ Subtract 19 both the sides now: $-7 - 19 = 2 x + 19 - 19$ $-26 = 2x$ Now divide by 2 both the sides to find x: $\frac{2x}{2} = \frac{-26}{2} \implies \color{green}{x = -13}$

4. anonymous

thank you

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