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

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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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7x + 4 = 5x + 16

2x = 12

x = ?

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thank you very much, Steve, Ms. Sue.

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You're very welcome, Nima.

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