## need help solving this eqn -5(x+2)+3=5. Im a little rusty

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### need help solving this eqn -5(x+2)+3=5. Im a little rusty

I need help solving this equation -5(x+2)+3=5. Im a little rusty with my algebra and could use some help.

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Benny02 wrote:Im a little rusty with my algebra and could use some help.

To brush up on how to solve linear equations, try here.

Once you have reminded yourself of the basic terms and techniques, please attempt the exercise. If you get stuck, you can then reply with a clear listing of your steps and reasoning, starting with subtracting the 3 to the right-hand side of the equation.

Thank you!

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### Re: need help solving this eqn -5(x+2)+3=5. Im a little rusty

if there is something with brackets, you need to do it first... so multiply the " -5 " by the numbers and variables inside the brackets, then it's going to be easy