Well I really dont understand this equation:

58= 5x + x + 4

How do you solve it? Please work through it

Well I really dont understand this equation:

58= 5x + x + 4

How do you solve it? Please work through it

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58 = 5x + x + 4 Given

58 = 6x + 4 Simplify (5x + x)

58 - 4 = 6x + 4 - 4 Subtract 4 from each side

58 - 4 = 6x + 0 Inverse property of addition

58 - 4 = 6x Identity property of addition

54 = 6x simplify (58 - 4 = 54)

54/6 = 6x/6 Divide both sides by 6

54/6 = 1x Inverse property of multiplication

54/6 = x Identity property of multiplication

9 = x Simplify (54/6 = 9)