# How do you solve 5 - 2x = 3x - 7x + 25?

May 28, 2016

$x = 10$

#### Explanation:

$5 - 2 x = 3 x - 7 x + 25$

$\text{let's rearrange the equation}$

$5 - 25 = 2 x + 3 x - 7 x$

$- 20 = 5 x - 7 x$

$- 20 = - 2 x$

$2 x = 20$

$x = \frac{20}{2}$

$x = 10$