tell me the whats wrong and please write it again correcting it 2x over 5 - 13 = 4x + 23 2x over 5 - 13 = 23 2x over 5 - 4x = 36 2x - 4x = 180 -2x = 180 x = -90 thanks to everyone who solves it
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Originally Posted by salam tell me the whats wrong and please write it again correcting it 2x over 5 - 13 = 4x + 23 2x over 5 - 13 = 23 2x over 5 - 4x = 36 2x - 4x = 180 -2x = 180 x = -90 thanks to everyone who solves it the line which you are doing incorrectly is: 2x - 4x = 180 Note: when you multiply or divide the L.H.S side you must also do it to the R.H.S 2x/5 - 13 = 4x + 23 2x/5 - 4x = 36 This is where you cross multiply (2x-20x)/5 = 36 -18x = 180 x = -10
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