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**Fred****Guest**

I am stuck with this question and need some help.

7x-2(x-3)=9x-5

I have no idea really what to do on this question. I tried multiplying 7x-2 into x-3 and then trying to find out what is x, but that doesn't work. Can anyone help?

**gtown317****Member**- Registered: 2005-09-15
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you do not use 7x-2 just use -2 than solve for x and you should get x=4/11

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**gtown317****Member**- Registered: 2005-09-15
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sorry... x=11/4

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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7x - 2(x - 3) = 9x - 5

7x - 2x + 6 = 9x - 5

5x + 6 = 9x - 5

11 = 4x

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