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Twenty-four less than three times x is equal to the product of five and x.Find x.solve show steps to solve

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x = -12
why don't you show the steps. . .

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i don't know help show how to solve

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first and vital step: convert words to symbols
3x-24 = 5x
subtract 3x from both sides
-24 = 2x
divide by 2
-12 = x

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