8x-5=7x-7

Subtract 7x from both sides of the equation.

8x-5-7x=-7

Subtract 7x from 8x.

x-5=-7

x-5=-7

Add 5 to both sides of the equation.

x=-7+5

Add -7 and 5.

x=-2

x=-2

Solve for x 8x-5=7x-7

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# Solve for x 8x-5=7x-7

8x-5=7x-7

Subtract 7x from both sides of the equation.

8x-5-7x=-7

Subtract 7x from 8x.

x-5=-7

x-5=-7

Add 5 to both sides of the equation.

x=-7+5

Add -7 and 5.

x=-2

x=-2

Solve for x 8x-5=7x-7