# How do you solve 7(x - 1) = 5(x + 2) + 1?

Sep 28, 2015

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#### Explanation:

 7(x−1)=5(x+2)+1

 7x−7 =5x+ 10+1

$7 x - 5 x = 7 + 10 + 1$

$2 x = 18$

$x = \frac{18}{2}$

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