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19 April, 15:17

Solve for x: (1/5) (5x + 12) = 18

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  1. 19 April, 17:08
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    The answer is x = 78/5

    (1/5) (5x + 12) = 18

    Multiple both sides by 5:

    5 * (1/5) (5x + 12) = 5 * 18

    5x + 12 = 90

    Subtract 12 from both sides:

    5x + 12 - 12 = 90 - 12

    5x = 78

    Divide both sides by 5:

    5x/5 = 78/5

    x = 78/5
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