# How do you solve #5x - 4= 2x - 13#?

##### 2 Answers

Mar 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

**Step 1**: Subtract

**Step 2**: Add

**Step 3**: Multiply each side by

Mar 6, 2018

#### Explanation:

We know that if we perform the same operation on both sides of the equation, we still get an equality. We start with the equation:

We now try to isolate the

Combine like terms:

We now add

Finally, we divide both sides by