## anonymous 3 years ago Trying to help my kid with math pls help me linear equation 7x=5+5x

1. abb0t

Are you solving for x? If so, 1. Subtract the 5x from the 7x to get: 2. Divide 5 by the answer you got from step 1 to get 'x"

2. anonymous

Yes solving for x

3. abb0t

Yes, then follow those steps. You should be able to isolate x.

4. anonymous

2.5 is x?

5. abb0t

if 2.5 is the answer for $\frac{ 5 }{ 2 }$ then yes, correct.

6. anonymous

subtract 5x from EACH side to get 2x = 5 then to isolate X divide EACH side by two. x = 5/2

7. anonymous

Thank you! This mom does not know the math these kids do these days thank you so much

8. anonymous

i wish i went to school when you did :/

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