Move all terms containing x to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 3x from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 3x from 5x.
Move all terms not containing x to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 2 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 2 from 8.
Divide each term by 2 and simplify.
Divide each term in 2x=6 by 2.
Cancel the common factor of 2.
Cancel the common factor.
Divide x by 1.
Divide 6 by 2.
Solve for x 5x+2=3x+8