5x+5+7x=47+5x
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Originally Posted by bree 5x+5+7x=47+5x Adding like terms we get $\displaystyle 11x+5=47+5x$ Subtracting 5x from both sides we get $\displaystyle 6x+5=47$ Subtracting 5 from both sides we get $\displaystyle 6x=42$ Dividing both sides by 6 we get $\displaystyle x=\frac{42}{6}=7$
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