Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-4 Solving Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 31: 38


x = a(b + 5)

Work Step by Step

Our goal is to isolate x. To accomplish this we will first add 5 to both sides and then multiply both sides by a: $\frac{x}{a}-5 = b$ $\frac{x}{a} = b + 5$ $x = a(b + 5)$
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