7x+10=2x

Subtract 2x from both sides of the equation.

7x+10-2x=0

Subtract 2x from 7x.

5x+10=0

5x+10=0

Subtract 10 from both sides of the equation.

5x=-10

Divide each term in 5x=-10 by 5.

5×5=-105

Cancel the common factor of 5.

Cancel the common factor.

5×5=-105

Divide x by 1.

x=-105

x=-105

Divide -10 by 5.

x=-2

x=-2

Solve for x 7x+10=2x