# How do you solve 5x - 10 + 12 = 22?

Sep 27, 2015

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#### Explanation:

 5x−10+12=22

$5 x + 2 = 22$

$5 x = 22 - 2$

$5 x = 20$

$x = \frac{20}{5}$

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Aug 4, 2018

$x = 4$

#### Explanation:

We can combine the constants on the left to get

$5 x + 2 = 22$

Next, we can subtract $2$ from both sides to get

$5 x = 20$

Lastly, we can divide both sides by $5$ to get

$x = 4$

Hope this helps!