What is "x" in the equation: 3x + 8 = 5x - 40

3x + 8 = 5x - 40 ; 3x - 5x = -40 - 8 ; -2x = -48 ; x = -48/-2 ; x = -24

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3x + 8 = 5x - 40 ;

3x - 5x = -40 - 8 ;

-2x = -48 ;

x = -48/-2 ;

x = -24

3x - 5x = -40 - 8 ;

-2x = -48 ;

x = -48/-2 ;

x = -24

Added 206 days ago|6/30/2018 11:29:35 AM

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3x + 8 = 5x - 40 ;

3x - 5x = -40 - 8 ;

-2x = -48 ;

x = -48/-2 ;

x = 24

Added 206 days ago|6/30/2018 11:29:42 AM

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