# For what value of x is the equation 15x+11=17x+27-2y valid? A. x = y/11 B. x=y-8 C. x=19-y D....

## Question:

For what value of x is the equation 15x + 11 = 17x + 27 - 2y valid?

A. x = y / 11

B. x = y - 8

C. x = 19 - y

D. (19 - y) / 16

## Combining Like Terms:

When solving equations or simplifying expressions, we need to combine like terms to make calculations much easier. Like terms refers to individual terms that have the same variable in them.

## Answer and Explanation:

The given equation is {eq}15x+11=17x+27-2y {/eq} and we are to solve for the value of {eq}x {/eq}.

First, take the {eq}x {/eq} values on one side...

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