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    Solve for X

    Just want to make sure i have this right, as i havant done these ones yet.

    5x -6 = 3x -10

    5x - 3x = -10 + 6

    2x = -4

    x= -2
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitchnufc View Post
    Just want to make sure i have this right, as i havant done these ones yet.

    5x -6 = 3x -10

    5x - 3x = -10 + 6

    2x = -4

    x= -2
    check your solution in the original equation ... does it work?
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    nope

    I believe it doesnt?

    i'm lost
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    yes it does gives you -16 both sides lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitchnufc View Post
    yes it does gives you -16 both sides lol
    Then your answer is correct
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