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First you need to expand the terms 5(x + 2) and 3(x  1) using the distributive law
Then collect terms on each side
At this point I would subtract 5x from each side so that the "x terms" are all on one side
Now add 3 to each side to eliminate the 3 term from the right side
Thus
Now try your problem,  


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