# How do you solve #3x+4=5x+2 #?

##### 2 Answers

Subtract

#### Explanation:

Isolate

#2 = 2x#

(Since

Then divide both sides by

Alternatively, just notice that

- Get variables on one side, and constants on the other side

#x = 1#

#### Explanation:

Subtract 5x from both sides so you remove the variable on the right:

Add variables together:

Subtract 4 from both sides so you remove the constant on the left:

Add constants together:

To only get one