# How do you solve 3x - 1( 5+ x ) = 2( x + 5)?

Oct 1, 2017

FALSE Equation
NO Solution Exists

#### Explanation:

$3 x - 1 \left(5 + x\right) = 2 \left(x + 5\right)$
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$3 x - 1 \left(5\right) - 1 \left(x\right) = 2 \left(x\right) + 2 \left(5\right)$
$3 x - 5 - x = 2 x + 10$
$2 x - 5 = 2 x + 10$
$- 5 = 10$ A CONTRADICTION

THE EQUATION IS FALSE