# How do you solve and check your solution given x-5.3=8.1?

$x = 13.4$
To find $x$, isolate it by adding $5.3$ to both sides.
This gives you $x = 13.4$.
To check, plug it back into the equation: $13.4 - 5.3 = 8.1$
And simplify: $8.1 = 8.1$