# How do you solve 8- 6x = 5x + 41?

May 30, 2018

$x = - 3$

#### Explanation:

Isolate $x$:

$8 - 6 x = 5 x + 41 \rightarrow$ Add $6 x$ to each side

$8 = 11 x + 41 \rightarrow$ Subtract $41$ from each side

$11 x = - 33 \rightarrow$ Divide $11$ from each side

$x = - 3$