Andrene M.

asked • 10/13/12# What is x in 5-2x+9-3=3x+2

This is an algebra equation, where I have to solve the variable x. My question is, What is x in 5-2x+9-3-3x+2

## 1 Expert Answer

Meng Z. answered • 10/14/12

Chinese Language and Algebra Tutor

5-2x+9-3=3x+2

put all x -es on one side, and all numbers on the other side. be careful about the +/- signals when moving them around:

5-2x+9-3-2=3x

5+9-3-2=3x+2x

9=5x

so x=9/5=1.8

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Andrene M.

It should read: What is x in 5-2x+9-3=3x+2

10/14/12