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! - Page 79: 8



Work Step by Step

Start with the given equation. $2(x+4)=x+13$ Apply the distributive property. $2x+8=x+13$ Subtract x from each side and simplify. $2x+8-x=x+13-x$ $x+8=13$ Subtract 8 from each side and simplify. $x+8-8=13-8$ $x=5$
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