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lthomson01
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Please help me with this question, I don't know how to find x [latex]19=x+5(x-1) [/latex]

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blessinglovesgo

Using the distributive property multiply everything in the parenthesis by 5 and get 19 = x + 5x - 5 Simplify by grouping the x's now you have 19 = 6x - 5 Now just add five to both sides and get  6x = 24 Divide by 6 x = 4

Gracie216

[latex]19=x+5(x-1) \\ \\19=x+5x-5\\ \\6x=19+5\\ \\6x=24 \ \ /:6\\ \\x=\frac{24}{6}\\ \\x=4[/latex]

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