# How do you solve #5x+8=7x+8#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 2, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"collect terms in x on one side and numeric values"#

#"on the other side"#

#"subtract "5x+8" from both sides"#

#0=2x+0rArrx=0#

#color(blue)"As a check"#

#"left side "=0+8=8#

#"right side "=0+8=8#

#x=0" is the solution"#