# How do you solve 5x – 3 = –3x + 5?

Apr 15, 2018

$5 x - 3 = - 3 x + 5$

$5 x + 3 x = 3 + 5$

$8 x = 8$

$8 \frac{x}{8} = \frac{8}{8}$

$x = 1$

#### Explanation:

Isolate each of the like terms and solve algebraically