# How do you solve for x in 6x-5=25?

Mar 8, 2018

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

$6 x - 5 = 25$

First add $5$ on both sides

$6 x - 5 + 5 = 25 + 5$

$6 x = 30$

Divide both sides by $6$.

$\frac{\cancel{6} x}{\cancel{6}} = \frac{30}{6}$

$x = 5$