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Algebra : 2x + 4 = 5x - 14?

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Whats the value of x? Thanks!
asked Feb 4, 2013 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous Apprentice

1 Answer

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2x + 4 = 5x - 14

Add 14 to each side.

2x + 18 = 5x.

Subtract 2x from each side.

18 = 3x

Divide each side by 3.

6 = x

Therefore the value of x is 6.

answered Feb 4, 2013 by richardson Scholar

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