# How do you solve #3v+5-7v+18=17#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 21, 2015

We want to have all the terms involving

To do so, begin with subtracting 18 from both sides:

Then, subtract 5 from both sides:

Now we compute

We have finally reached the form

We can divide by 4 on both sides, and get

and finally deduct