# How do you solve for x in 10 -2x +7x = 20?

Jul 20, 2016

$x = 2$

#### Explanation:

Simplify first:

$5 x + 10 = 20 \text{ }$ Now subtract 10 from both sides

$5 x + 10 \textcolor{b l u e}{- 10} = 20 \textcolor{b l u e}{- 10}$

$5 x = 10 \text{ }$ divide both sides by 5

$x = 2$