# Solve the equation. 5x+7=9x=17 x=

Solve the equation.
5x+7=9x=17
x=
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Asma Vang
We are given:
5x+7=9x−17
Subtract 7 from both sides:
5x+7−7=9x−17−7
5x=9x−24
Subtract 9x from both sides:
5x−9x=9x−24−9x
−4x=−24
Divide both sides by −4:
−4x−4=−24−4
x=6
Jeffrey Jordon