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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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