Posted by **aaron** on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 9:38pm.

literal equation:

solve for x

ax=bx-c

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 10:12pm
ax=bx-c

ax - bx = -c

x(a-b) = -c

x = -c/(a-b) or c/(b-a)

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**aaron**, Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 10:40pm
ok I was getting confused on pulling the x to one side, thank you for explaining out.

now if I had to put in specific question

8x=3x-10, would I -3x on both sides

8x-3x=-10

5x=-10

x=-2??

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 12:11am
yes, good job

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