10 grade algebra
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mary
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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.