What is x if 3x+5=32?

Oct 26, 2015

$x = 9$

Explanation:

$3 x + 5 = 32$

$3 x = 32 - 5$

$3 x = 27$

$x = \frac{27}{3}$

$x = 9$

Aug 10, 2018

$x = 9$

Explanation:

Let's start by adding $5$ to both sides to get

$3 x = 27$

To completely isolate $x$, we can divide both sides by $3$ to get

$x = 9$

Hope this helps!