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x=1

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2x+3=5

Swap sides so that all variable terms are on the left hand side.

2x=5-3

Subtract 3 from both sides.

2x=2

Subtract 3 from 5 to get 2.

x=\frac{2}{2}

Divide both sides by 2.

x=1

Divide 2 by 2 to get 1.