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If x − 5 = 3x + 2, then x=

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this is a basic level math questions to start your GMAT prep. and nobody have the same level of understanding.
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Do we get such easy questions in actual GMAT(even if it is a sub-600 question)?


The GMAT is computer adaptive, so everyone eventually encounters questions that are in line with their skills.

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SajjadAhmad wrote:
If x − 5 = 3x + 2, then x=

A. -8
B. -7/2
C. -7
D. 10/3
E. 7/5


x − 5 = 3x + 2

-7 = 2x

-7/2 = x

Answer: B
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If x − 5 = 3x + 2, then x=

A. -8
B. -7/2
C. -7
D. 10/3
E. 7/5


\(x − 5 = 3x + 2\)

Or, \(2x = −7\)

Or, \(x = \frac{−7}{2}\)

Answer will be (B) \(x = \frac{−7}{2}\)
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