If the first step in the solution of the equation -9 + x = 5x - 7 is "subtract x," then what should the next step be?

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Johnnap

add 7
so it will be like this
-9 + 7 = 5x - x
-2 = 4x
divide by 4
[latex] \frac{-2}{4} [/latex] = [latex] \frac{4x}{4} [/latex]
x = [latex] \frac{-1}{2} [/latex]