Posted by mary on .
solve
10(x+5)=130

10 grade algebra 
Ms. Sue,
10x + 50 = 130
Can you take it from there?
I'll be glad to check your answer. 
10 grade algebra 
mary,
x=60?

10 grade algebra 
Ms. Sue,
No.
You need to subtract 50 from both sides of the equation.
Now what do you get? 
10 grade algebra 
mary,
x=80

10 grade algebra 
Colin,
10(x+5)=130
x+5=130/10
x+5=13
x=135
x=8 
10 grade algebra 
mary,
Thanks Colin.