If 5x - 17 = -x + 7, then x =?

posible answers are 6, 5 ,4 ,3 I think its 5 please help

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  • 8 years ago

    5x - 17 = -x + 7

    5x + x = 7 + 17

    6x = 24

    x = 4

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    5x - 17 = - x + 7

    5x + x = 7 + 17

    6x = 24

    x = 4

  • 8 years ago

    5x - 17 = -x + 7

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    6x - 17 = 7

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    6x = 24

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    x = 4

    Hope that helps.

  • 8 years ago

    5x-17=-x+7,

    or, 5x+x=7+17

    or, 6x = 24

    or, x = 24/6

    .. x = 4,

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