# How do you solve # 7x – 7 = 2x + 8#?

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#### Explanation:

This is solved by simply moving the terms with

Then divide both sides by

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#### Explanation:

The one rule you must follow is that what you do to one side of the equation you do to the other. Otherwise the 'equals' sign becomes false

Example:

If I apply

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Given:

Subtract

But

Add

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Divide both sides by

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