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What should be the first step to solving the following equation?
2k + 3 + 5k = 10
A. Substituting values in for k
B. Subtracting 5k from both sides of the equation
C. Subtracting 2k from 2k and 5k.
D. Adding 2k to 5k
E. Dividing both sides of the equation by 2



This question is part of High School Math Pre-Test
Asked by Jennettw, Last updated: May 23, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 11, 2017

Since there is a given like terms(2k and 5k), Add 2k to 5k

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Dec 19, 2016

Substituting values in for k
Subtracting 5k from both sides of the equation
Adding 2k to 5k
 

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