Math

posted by katherine

5 = 1/2 (x-6)
I keep getting 8 as my answer, but the book says it's 16?

  1. Ms. Sue

    5 = 1/2 (x-6)

    5 = 1/2x - 3
    8 = 1/2x
    8/(1/2) = x
    8 * (2) = x
    16 = x

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