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10(x+5)=130

10x + 50 = 130

Can you take it from there?

x=60?

No.

You need to subtract 50 from both sides of the equation.

Now what do you get?

x=80

10(x+5)=130
x+5=130/10
x+5=13
x=13-5
x=8

Thanks Colin.

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