6x+4(8-x)=22

6x+32-4x=22

6x-4x=22-32

2x divided by 2 = -10 divided by 2

x= -5

I tried verifying it like this

6x-5+4(8-5)

but I don't end up with what it equals please help.

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- Nov 13th 2007, 05:09 PMbillR2D2how do I verify this question?
6x+4(8-x)=22

6x+32-4x=22

6x-4x=22-32

2x divided by 2 = -10 divided by 2

x= -5

I tried verifying it like this

6x-5+4(8-5)

but I don't end up with what it equals please help. - Nov 13th 2007, 05:16 PMJhevon
- Nov 14th 2007, 01:28 PMAgentNXP
6x+4(8-x)=22

replace x with -5

6(-5) + 4(8-(-5)) = 22

-30 + 4(13) = 22

-30 + 52 = 22

22 = 22 (Handshake)