Solve for x

x=1

$x=1$

Steps for Solving Linear Equation

5 = 2x + 3

$5=2x+3$

Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side.

Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side.

2x+3=5

$2x+3=5$

Subtract 3 from both sides.

Subtract $3$ from both sides.

2x=5-3

$2x=5−3$

Subtract 3 from 5 to get 2.

Subtract $3$ from $5$ to get $2$.

2x=2

$2x=2$

Divide both sides by 2.

Divide both sides by $2$.

x=\frac{2}{2}

$x=22 $

Divide 2 by 2 to get 1.

Divide $2$ by $2$ to get $1$.

x=1

$x=1$

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2x+3=5

Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side.

2x=5-3

Subtract 3 from both sides.

2x=2

Subtract 3 from 5 to get 2.

x=\frac{2}{2}

Divide both sides by 2.

x=1

Divide 2 by 2 to get 1.