pre-Algebra

Sorry, struggling through pre-Algebra .. :-( .. How do i figure out 5x = -20 ?

asked by Emily
  1. divide both sides by 5
    5x/5 = x
    -20/5 = -4
    so
    x = -4

    posted by Damon
  2. divide both sides by 5 to get x by itself

    posted by Kendra
  3. divide both sides by 5
    5x/5= -20/5
    x = -4

    posted by crystal

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