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Need to find a variable. ax+5=6x+3 solve for x

Upper level algebra
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asked 2020-10-28
Need to find a variable.
\(ax+5=6x+3\)
solve for x

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2020-10-29
Step 1
Consider the given linear equation,
\(ax+5-3=6x+3-3\)
\(ax+2=6x\)
Step 2
Now, add −ax both side of the equation and solve for x,
\(-ax+ax+2=6x-ax\)
\(6x-ax=2\)
\((6-a)x=2\)
\(x=\frac{2}{6-a}\)
Where \(a\neq 6\) because at \(a = 6\) the value of x is not defined.
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