# How do you solve 19= 2x + 3?

$19 = 2 x + 3$
$19 - 3 = 2 x$
$16 = 2 x$
$8 = x$
$x = 8$
$19 = 2 \left(8\right) + 3$
$19 = 16 + 3$
$19 = 19$