# 2x + 5 = 65. Solve for x

The standard form of a linear equation in one variable is of the form ax + b = 0

## Answer: The value of x is 30.

Let's solve the given linear equation.

## Explanation:

2x + 5 = 65

2x = 65 - 5

2x = 60

x = 60/2

x = 30

The standard form of a linear equation in one variable is of the form ax + b = 0

Let's solve the given linear equation.

2x + 5 = 65

2x = 65 - 5

2x = 60

x = 60/2

x = 30