# How do you solve for x in 2x + 7 - 14 = 3x?

$x = - 7$

#### Explanation:

Given that

$2 x + 7 - 14 = 3 x$

$2 x - 7 = 3 x$

$2 x - 7 - 3 x = 0$

$- x - 7 = 0$

$x = - 7$

Jul 18, 2018

$x = - 7$

#### Explanation:

We can simplify our terms on the right to get

$2 x - 7 = 3 x$

Next, subtract $2 x$ from both sides to get

$- 7 = x$, or $x = - 7$

Hope this helps!