Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 2 - Reasoning and Proof - Get Ready!: 11

Answer

x=18

Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation. $2(3x-4)+10=5(x+4)$ Apply the distributive property and simplify. $6x-8+10=5x+20$ $6x+2=5x+20$ Subtract 5x from each side and simplify. $6x+2-5x=5x+20-5x$ $x+2=20$ Subtract 2 from each side and simplify. $x+2-2=20-2$ $x=18$
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