• Aug 21st 2006, 02:55 PM
skibreeze
i am trying to remember how to do this and can't. think i may have got it but want to make sure i am understanding this. please let me know if i am getting it :o
X+5=10
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3

could you show me what i have to do so i make sure i understand the process thank so very much
• Aug 21st 2006, 03:13 PM
topsquark
Quote:

Originally Posted by skibreeze
i am trying to remember how to do this and can't. think i may have got it but want to make sure i am understanding this. please let me know if i am getting it :o
X+5=10
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3

could you show me what i have to do so i make sure i understand the process thank so very much

$\displaystyle \frac{x+5}{3} = 10$

Multiply both sides by 3:

$\displaystyle \frac{x+5}{3} \cdot 3= 10 \cdot 3$

$\displaystyle x+5 = 30$

$\displaystyle x+5 + (-5) = 30 + (-5)$

$\displaystyle x+(5 + (-5)) = 25$

$\displaystyle x = 25$

-Dan
• Aug 21st 2006, 03:16 PM
skibreeze
thank you so much
thank you so much and i did do it right
Thank you
Thank you :)
• Aug 22nd 2006, 03:40 AM
topsquark
Quote:

Originally Posted by skibreeze
thank you so much and i did do it right
Thank you
Thank you :)

You are welcome!

-Dan