# How do you solve  3x-x+2=12?

May 4, 2018

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

Move all terms to the left side.
$3 x - x + 2 - 12 = 0$
Reduce like terms.
$2 x - 10 = 0$
Factor.
$2 \left(x - 5\right) = 0$
Determine the roots from the equation. In this case, $x = 5$ is the only solution to the equation.