if five times a number is subtracted from 39 the result is the same as eight times the number what is the number

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if five times a number is subtracted from 39 the result is the same as eight times the number what is the number

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    2021-11-23T18:07:05+00:00

    The value of x is equal to 3.

    39 – 5x  = 8x

    Add 5x to both sides.

    39 = 13x

    Divide both sides by 13.

    x = 3

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