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3x - 11 = x + 5

subtract x from both sides:

3x - x - 11 = x - x +5

2x - 11 = 5

add 11 to both sides:

2x - 11 + 11 = 5+11

2x = 16

divide both sides by 2 to solve for x:

2x/2 = 16/2

x = 8

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