Solve for x: 24x + 11 = 5x + 8x

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Since `x` is on the right-hand side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left-hand side of the equation.

`5x+8x=24x+11 `

Since `5x` and `8x` are like terms, add `8x` to `5x` to get `13x` .

`13x=24x+11`

Move all terms not containing `x` to the right-hand side of the equation.

`-11x=11 `

Divide each term in the equation by `-11` .

`x=-1 `  

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To solve 24x+11 = 5x+8x arrange all like terms:

`therefore 24x+11 = 13x`

`therefore 24x-13x= -11` 

(Take care with symbols when rearranging)

`therefore 11x=-11`

`therefore (11x)/11= -11/11`

`therefore x=-1`

Ans: from the equation 24x+11=5x+8x x=-1

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