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OpenStudy (anonymous):

23-x=x+11

OpenStudy (anonymous):

2x = 12 x=6

OpenStudy (anonymous):

x=6

OpenStudy (anonymous):

i need an explanation

OpenStudy (anonymous):

23-x=x+11 +x +x 23=2x+11 -11 -11 12=2x /2 /2 x=6

OpenStudy (anonymous):

First combine similar terms, i.e. terms with a variable and just plain numbers. so... 23-11=x+x that is just moving like terms to the same side. then.... 12=2x or 2x=12 (they are the same thing) then x=12/2 so x=6

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