Ricardo originally weighed 185 pounds.
Work Step by Step
Let $x = $ Ricardo's original weight $x + 15 - 28 + 5 = 177$ $x + 20 - 28 = 177$ $x - 8 = 177$ $x = 185$ pounds
You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.Update this answer
After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.