Posted by **Nima** on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:37pm.

please help. how do I solve this equation- 7x + 4 = 5x + 16

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**Steve**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:39pm
7x+4 = 5x+16

7x+4-5x = 5x+16-5x

2x+4 = 16

2x+4-4 = 16-4

2x = 12

x = 6

check:

7*6+4 = 46

5*6+16 = 46

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:40pm
7x + 4 = 5x + 16

2x = 12

x = ?

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**Nima**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:52pm
thank you very much, Steve, Ms. Sue.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 8:55pm
You're very welcome, Nima.

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