5(x+2)-3(x-5)=29

5(x + 2) - 3(x - 5) = 29;
(5x + 10) - (3x - 15) = 29;
2x + 25 = 29;
2x = 29 - 25;
2x = 4;
x = 4/2;
x = 2

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2(x-3)-(x-2)=5 **Weegy:** 20-11=9, ok? **User:** because i got nine and it looked right but they said 13. Thank you so much, this is so hard :( (More)

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2(x - 3) - (x - 2) = 5;

(2x - 6) - (x - 2) = 5;

x - 4 = 5;

x = 5 + 4;

x = 9

(2x - 6) - (x - 2) = 5;

x - 4 = 5;

x = 5 + 4;

x = 9

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x--8=5

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Wouldn't the answer be -3? When you have two negatives like that they become positive and when you bring them to the other side 8 becomes a negative. So -8 +5=-3.

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2(x+2)+3(x+4)=31 **Weegy:** Simplifying
x = -4 **User:** can you show me the working? so i know how to do it? **Weegy:** Can you repeat your question plse? (More)

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2(x + 2) + 3(x + 4) = 31;

2x + 4 + 3x + 12 = 31;

5x + 16 = 31;

5x = 31 - 16;

5x = 15;

x = 15/5;

x = 3

2x + 4 + 3x + 12 = 31;

5x + 16 = 31;

5x = 31 - 16;

5x = 15;

x = 15/5;

x = 3

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