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    2x+5=3x+10

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick piller View Post
    2x+5=3x+10

    please help im a nerd
    2x+5=3x+10

    2x+5-2x = 3x+10-2x

    5=x+10

    5-10 = x+10-10

    -5=x
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick piller View Post
    2x+5=3x+10

    please help im a nerd
    2x + 5 = 3x + 10

    2x + 5 - 3x = 3x + 10 - 3x

    -x + 5 = 10

    -x + 5 - 5 = 10 - 5

    -x = 5

    (-1)(-x) = (-1)(5)

    x = -5

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