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    Exclamation please help me asap

    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
    X+5=10
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    could you show me what i have to do so i make sure i understand the process thank so very much
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    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
    X+5=10
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    could you show me what i have to do so i make sure i understand the process thank so very much
    \frac{x+5}{3} = 10

    Multiply both sides by 3:

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

    x+5 = 30

    Add -5 to both sides:

    x+5 + (-5) = 30 + (-5)

    x+(5 + (-5)) = 25

    x = 25

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    Smile thank you so much

    thank you so much and i did do it right
    Thank you
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    Quote Originally Posted by skibreeze
    thank you so much and i did do it right
    Thank you
    Thank you
    You are welcome!

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