If 2x – 5 = 11, then x =

C. 8


To find the answer to this question, we must “solve for x,” which simply means getting x all alone on one side of the equation, and everything else on the other side. The x is already on the left-hand side of the equals sign in this equation, so let’s try to move the other numbers on the left side over to the right side: 2x = 16, and then we have x = 8.

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