Math
posted by katherine .
5 = 1/2 (x6)
I keep getting 8 as my answer, but the book says it's 16?

5 = 1/2 (x6)
5 = 1/2x  3
8 = 1/2x
8/(1/2) = x
8 * (2) = x
16 = x
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