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    what is x?

    hi this is my question:
    -x+5=4x-1?
    i know i would do this:
    -x+5=4x-1
    +5=5x-1
    +6=5x

    but how would i find X?

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    would X= 6/5??
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyboy179 View Post
    would X= 6/5??
    Plus it into your first equation to see,

    Does -\frac{6}{5}+5=4\times \frac{6}{5}-1?
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    5 apples cost 80 cents [5a = 80]
    1 apple cost ? [1a = ?]
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