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

##### 1 Answer

Jul 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is a special type of equation called an identity.

If you solve in the normal way we find the following:

Now, while this is a true statement, what does it tell us about

There is no

It means that the equation will always be true, no matter what value of

Sometimes you will have a similar looking equation which leads toa FALSE statement without an