# SOLUTION: Can someone help me solve this problem? -5a+3=2a+10

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Question 33870This question is from textbook Elementary and Intermediate Algebra
: Can someone help me solve this problem?
-5a+3=2a+10
This question is from textbook Elementary and Intermediate Algebra

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 Here's what you tried: This is an equation! Solutions: a=-1. Graphical form: Equation was fully solved.Text form: -5a+3=2a+10 simplifies to 0=0Cartoon (animation) form: For tutors: `simplify_cartoon( -5a+3=2a+10 )` If you have a website, here's a link to this solution.

### DETAILED EXPLANATION

Look at .
Moved these terms to the left ,
It becomes .

Look at .
It becomes .

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Moved to the right of expression
It becomes .

Look at .
It becomes .

Look at .
Eliminated similar terms , replacing them with
It becomes .

Look at .
It becomes .

Look at .
It becomes .

Look at .
Remove unneeded parentheses around factor
It becomes .

Look at .
Solved linear equation equivalent to -7*a-7 =0
It becomes .
Result:
This is an equation! Solutions: a=-1.

Done!