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

##### 1 Answer

By opening up the brackets.

#### Explanation:

Next, you can form a "new" equation.

Group the values of

You can now solve the problem by simple subtraction.

By opening up the brackets.

Next, you can form a "new" equation.

Group the values of

You can now solve the problem by simple subtraction.