# How do you solve 5( x - 9) = 90?

Sep 29, 2016

$x = 27$

#### Explanation:

$5 \left(x - 9\right) = 90$

or

$x - 9 = \frac{90}{5}$

or

$x - 9 = 18$

or

$x = 18 + 9$

or

$x = 27$