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posted by Samantha .
If the problem is: 3x22 = x+80 what would x equal? Please show your work.

Math 
Samantha
Wouldn't x equal 51?

Math 
MathGuru
Let's see if your answer checks by substituting 51 for x:
3(51)  22 = 51 + 80
153  22 = 131
131 = 131
It checks, so you are correct! 
Math 
Steve
you are correct.
Which you could have determined by evaluating
3*51  22 =?= 51+80
15322 =?= 131
yes 
Math 
Ms. Sue
Yes.
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