# How do you solve the equation 2x – 7 – (x – 5) = 0?

Dec 12, 2015

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#### Explanation:

$2 x - 7 - \left(x - 5\right) = 0$

$2 x - 7 - x + 5 = 0$

$2 x - x - 7 + 5 = 0$

$x - 2 = 0$

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