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

algebra 
Steve,
7x+4 = 5x+16
7x+45x = 5x+165x
2x+4 = 16
2x+44 = 164
2x = 12
x = 6
check:
7*6+4 = 46
5*6+16 = 46

algebra 
Ms. Sue,
7x + 4 = 5x + 16
2x = 12
x = ?

algebra 
Nima,
thank you very much, Steve, Ms. Sue.

algebra 
Ms. Sue,
You're very welcome, Nima.