anonymous
  • anonymous
Choose the answer based on the most efficient method as presented in the lesson. If the first step in the solution of the equation 2x - 8 = 5x + 3 is "subtract 2x," then what should the next step be? subtract 5x add 8 subtract 3
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chestercat
  • chestercat
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chrisdbest
  • chrisdbest
Subtract 3!
chrisdbest
  • chrisdbest
After 1st step is done, your left with -8 = 3x + 3
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks

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anonymous
  • anonymous
When you solve these kinds of problems, you want to get the x values on one side, and the integer values on the other. If you subtract the 2x, it will look like this: \[\large \sf -8=3x+3\] That means you want to get the 3x alone by subtracting the 3 over.
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks you @LegendarySadist

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