How do you solve #5x - 10 + 12 = 22#?

2 Answers
Sep 27, 2015

Answer:

#color(blue)(x=4#

Explanation:

# 5x−10+12=22#

# 5x+2=22#

# 5x=22-2#

# 5x=20#

#x=20/5#

#color(blue)(x=4#

Aug 4, 2018

Answer:

#x=4#

Explanation:

We can combine the constants on the left to get

#5x+2=22#

Next, we can subtract #2# from both sides to get

#5x=20#

Lastly, we can divide both sides by #5# to get

#x=4#

Hope this helps!