word problem still need help

mulderfamily

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thanks for the help but still stuck.

2x - 10 = 7x

these problems are new to me having a variable on both sides
please help
thanks
 

happyfish

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2x - 10 = 7x
so now you have to move the 2x to the other side, so you subtract 2x from both sides

-10 = 5x
now you have to divide by 5 on both sides

x = ...

and it is always good to do a check
 
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