Solve the following equations and check your results. 


5x + 9 = 5 + 3x

5x + 9 = 5 + 3x


5x – 3x = 5 - 9


2x = -4


x = -2


L.H.S: 5(-2) + 9 = -1


R.H.S: = 5 + 3(-2) = - 1


Since L.H.S. = R.H.S


Hence, the solution is correct.

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