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How do you do double sided equations?

4x-3=5x-4 & 1/5x-2=4 I dont know how to do either of these equations. Helpp?????

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Dear Cheycheyy,

Both davescat and LoboFeroz gave you steps for solving these kinds of equations in your other question at www.ask.com/answers/28226501/how-do-you-do-double-sided-algebra-equations?qsrc=3111

And I will step you through one of these current ones:

1/5 x - 2 = 4
First thing to do is get your similar terms on the same side of the equation; and what you do to one side of the equation you must do to both sides; so,

1/5 x - 2 + 2 = 4 + 2; and,
1/5 x = 6. Now, multiply both sides by 5 to isolate your unknown quantity x;

5 (1/5 x) = 5 x 6 = 30. And so,
x = 30, which is your solution.

You can check your answer for accuracy simply by plugging 30 in for x in your original equation, like this:

1/5 (30) - 2 = 4
30/5 - 2 = 4
6 - 2 = 4

Now can you ask a family member or a teacher to help make sure you understand how to get to these solutions? It is very important that you understand it yourself, rather than just taking down the answers.

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4x-3=5x-4
4 -3 =5 -4
1/5x-2=4
1/5x= 4+2
1/5x= 6
1/5x(5)=6(5)
x =30
by solving this, I'm not helping you at all. you need to learn the process not final answer