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What is 3x add 7 equals 71 - 5x?

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โˆ™ 2010-01-18 16:37:47

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It's a simple linear equation in 'x'.

There's only one numerical value of 'x' for which it's true.

If you want, you can find that value like this:

3x + 7 = 71 - 5x

Subtract 7 from each side:

3x = 64 - 5x

Add 5x to each side:

8x = 64

Divide each side by 8:

x = 8

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