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# How do you you show the work for solving 8x plus 5 equals 2x-25?

Updated: 12/12/2022

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13y ago

8X + 5 = 2X - 25

subtract 2X from each side

6X + 5 = -25

subtract 5 from both sides

6X = - 30

divide both sides by 6

X = - 30/6

I checked with my calculator, It checks

-35 = -35

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