# How do you solve 6x - 3= 5x - 5?

Oct 22, 2016

$x = - 2$

#### Explanation:

$6 x - 3 = 5 x - 5$

Move all the x variables to one side by subtracting 5x.

$x - 3 = - 5$

Cancel out the -3 by adding 3.

$x = - 2$