# How do you solve 7+ 2x = 27?

Jun 4, 2017

Answer: $x = 10$

#### Explanation:

Solve $7 + 2 x = 27$

First we subtract $7$ from both sides:
$7 + 2 x - 7 = 27 - 7$
$2 x = 20$

Now, we divide $2$ from both sides:
$x = 10$