How do you solve #x + 3 = 5#?

2 Answers
May 11, 2018

Answer:

#x = 2#

Explanation:

We can subtract the #3# from both sides of the equation, thus leaving us with

#x = 2#

because #5 - 3# equals #2#.

Henceforth, the value for #x# is #2#.

May 12, 2018

Answer:

#x=2#

Explanation:

Given: #x+3=5#.

Subtract #3# from both sides.

#x+color(red)cancelcolor(black)3-color(red)cancelcolor(black)3=5-3#

#:.x=2#