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The equation that I need to solve is : 2xy-x=2

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Hi Bailey,
 
We need to rearrange the given equation so that x is by itself on one side of the = sign. To start, we can factor x out of the two terms on the left so we have
 
x(2y-1)=2
 
Next, we just divide both sides of the equation by the expression in parentheses and we have the answer. We can find a numerical value for x if we know y, but since y isn't given, the best we can do is give an expression for x in terms of y.