Posted by mary on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:29pm.
solve
10(x+5)=130

10 grade algebra  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:38pm
10x + 50 = 130
Can you take it from there?
I'll be glad to check your answer.

10 grade algebra  mary, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:52pm
x=60?

10 grade algebra  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:02pm
No.
You need to subtract 50 from both sides of the equation.
Now what do you get?

10 grade algebra  mary, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 9:42pm
x=80

10 grade algebra  Colin, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12:25am
10(x+5)=130
x+5=130/10
x+5=13
x=135
x=8

10 grade algebra  mary, Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 2:35pm
Thanks Colin.
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