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Can you help me figure out this?
7+3x=5x+13

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    subtract 3x from both sides.
    subtract 13 from both sides.

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    Then what do I do next?

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    7+3x=5x+13

    Following Bobpursley's instructions:

    7 + 3x - 3x - 13 = 5x-3x + 13 -13
    7 - 13 = 2x
    -6 = 2x
    -? = x

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    Thanks!

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