Solve for x. Check your answers. A)0=x+5

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0=x+5

We need to get x by itself so -5 from both sides of your equation:

0-5=x+5-5

Note how this now gets x by itself

`therefore` -5=x

To check substitute your answer into your original equation so instead of  0=x+5, you will substitute x with -5

0=-5+5

0=0

This statement...

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0=x+5

We need to get x by itself so -5 from both sides of your equation:

0-5=x+5-5

Note how this now gets x by itself

`therefore` -5=x

To check substitute your answer into your original equation so instead of  0=x+5, you will substitute x with -5

0=-5+5

0=0

This statement is true because 0=0

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