# Math

posted by
**Peggy**
.

Solve for X: 4x - 2 +7 = 17

collect like terms on left hand side

4x + 5 = 17

subtract 5 from each side

4x = 12

divide by 4 on each side

x = 3

posted by
**Peggy**
.

Solve for X: 4x - 2 +7 = 17

collect like terms on left hand side

4x + 5 = 17

subtract 5 from each side

4x = 12

divide by 4 on each side

x = 3