Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Apply the distributive property.

Apply the distributive property.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Add to both sides of the equation.

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Add and .

Subtract from .

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Divide by .

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

Solve for x 3x-(y-2)i=(5-2x)+(3y-8)i