8(5x-2)=84 Please help. Thank you!

8(5x-2)=84 40x - 16 = 84 40x = 84 + 16 40x = 100 x = 100/40 x = ?

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

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