# How do you solve x+61.8=150?

Dec 29, 2016

$x = 88.2$

#### Explanation:

To solve this problem all that needs to be done is subtract $\textcolor{red}{61.8}$ from each side of the equation to isolate $x$ and keep the equation balanced:

$x + 61.8 - \textcolor{red}{61.8} = 150 - \textcolor{red}{61.8}$

$x + 0 = 88.2$

$x = 88.2$