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# the goal of solving linear equations

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Please help with the following problem.

What are the detailed steps in solving problems such as

x+8=30...what steps do you follow? How do you figure what the "X" is ?

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Problem: What are the detailed steps in solving problems such as x+8=30...what steps do you follow? How do you figure what the "X" is ?

Solution:
Hello and thank you for using Brainmass for your algebra related problem.

From the looks of your problem, this is a linear equation. Linear equations are math problems that are written straightforward in such a way that match the following template:

ax+b=c
where a, b, and c are numbers

To put it simply, it is linear because x is raised to the first power, unlike quadratic equations in which x ...

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in this solution, the goal of solving linear equations is provided. It provides detailed steps for solving functions. The explanation is given in 405 words.

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