# How do you solve for x: #5(x-3)+2(3-x)=12#?

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Jun 22, 2016

#### Answer:

You first work away the parentheses

#### Explanation:

(these brackets only used for clarification)

Add

Jun 22, 2016

#### Answer:

Just a different approach

#### Explanation:

Given:

If we can change

Note that

Write the given equation as:

Factor out

Divide both sides by 3

Add 3 to both sides