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1/5(x-8)=x-16

Solve for x and show all steps please.

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(1/5 )(x-8) = x-16       multiply both sides by 5 to clear the fraction on the left

 

(x - 8)  =  5 (x - 16)    simplify the right side

 

x - 8  = 5x - 80         add 80 to both sides, subtract x from both sides

 

72  = 4x                  divide both sides by 4

 

18  = x 

 

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Aug 4, 2017
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Thank youuuu smileysmileycool

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