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what is 5x+3=13? Please solve

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what is 5x+3=13? Please solve

asked Mar 15, 2013 in PRE-ALGEBRA by andrew Scholar

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5x + 3 = 13

Subtract 3 from each side

5x + 3 -3 = 13 - 3

Simplify

5x = 10

Divide each side by 5

Therefore x = 2.

answered Mar 15, 2013 by diane Scholar
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5x+3=13
subtraction property of equality: if a = b the a - c = b - c

subtract 3 from each side
5x+3 -3 =13 -3
5x = 10
divide each side by 5
x = 10 /5 = 2

answered Mar 15, 2013 by ricky Pupil

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