Three times a number minus ten is equal to the sum of twice the same number and five. The equation below represents the situation. 3x – 10 =

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Three times a number minus ten is equal to the sum of twice the same number and five. The equation below represents the situation. 3x – 10 = 2x + 5. What is the value of x? HELP FAST!!!!!!!!!!

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Margaret 3 weeks 2021-09-24T06:05:48+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-24T06:07:39+00:00

    Your answer is x = 15

    You can find this simply by rearranging the equation:
    3x – 10 = 2x + 5
    (+ 10)
    3x = 2x + 15
    (- 2x)
    x = 15

    I hope this helps!

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