# What is 2x+7=18?

Jun 8, 2018

$x = 5.5$

#### Explanation:

First, you subtract $7$ from both sides. You are left with

$2 x = 11$

Then, you divide $2$ from both sides and you get your answer. The answer is

$x = 5.5$

Jun 9, 2018

$x = \frac{11}{2}$

#### Explanation:

We want to solve for $x$ here. Let's start by subtracting $7$ from both sides. Doing this, we now have

$2 x = 11$

Lastly, dividing both sides by $2$, we get

$x = \frac{11}{2}$, which can be alternatively written as $5.5$.

Hope this helps!