# How do you evaluate the expression for x = 10 given #(2x + 5)/x#?

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Jun 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

We have to substitute the given value of

The numerator and denominator have

Jun 22, 2016

#### Explanation:

To evaluate this expression substitute x = 10 into it.

#rArr(2x+5)/x=((2xx10)+5)/10=(20+5)/10=25/10# There is a common factor of 5 which simplifies to.

#25/10=cancel(25)^5/cancel(10)^2=5/2#

#5/2" may be expressed as a mixed number or as a decimal"#

#rArr5/2=2 1/2=2.5# Any of these 3 is the value of the expression.