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ineedhelponmyhw
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are you trying to find X?

Hernandez3158
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Yes,

Hernandez3158
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Do i divide to get x on one side of the = or do i subtract

surdawi
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5x=3x+16
5x + 3x = 16
whats next?

Nory
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Combine like terms.

Hernandez3158
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Thats wut i figured. Add x's then divide

surdawi
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ok try it and put the answer so i can check it

Nory
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Divide by 8, because your equation is 8x = 16.

Hernandez3158
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8x=16. X=2

surdawi
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correct

Nory
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Now substitute your answer in to check it. Though that is the right answer.

Hernandez3158
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8x2=16

surdawi
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its better for you to try doing the problem and posting your work this was we can see where you make mistakes and help you

Hernandez3158
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Thanks everyone im trying to remember how to do this so i can help my kid

Hernandez3158
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Thanks surdawi