Posted by Anonymous on .
Solve the equation.
3x + 7x =120
It will help if you explain it too. Thanks!

PREALGEBRA 
Ms. Sue,
3x + 7x =120
10x = 120
This means that 10 time some number is 120.
Divide both sides of the equation by 10.
x = 120/10
x = ? 
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bobpursley,
combine like terms
10x=120
divide both sides by 10
x= 12