algebra

8(5x-2)=84

Please help. Thank you!

asked by thawk46845
  1. 8(5x-2)=84

    40x - 16 = 84
    40x = 84 + 16
    40x = 100
    x = 100/40
    x = ?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Distribute. 40x-16=84
    Add 16 to both sides.
    40x=100
    Divide both sides by 40.
    x=2.5

    posted by Anon

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