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y=2x-5 for x

Solve each of the following equations for the indicated variables. Show all of your steps. 
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It indicates to solve for x. So we want to get x by itself, not y. 
So you want to move everything but the x to the other side.
Add 5 to both sides.
Then divide both sides by two.
y/2 + 5/2=x
Simple as that :)