# How do you solve x-(12-x)=38#?

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Feb 21, 2016

#### Explanation:

Feb 21, 2016

#### Explanation:

We start with

Now, I like to begin by simplifying everything I can, and then combining like terms to reduce it down to its most concise form. In this case, I'm going to get rid of the parentheses.

So, we have

The equation is now

Divide by