If 8x- 4 = 6x- 10, find the value of 5x,
- A.
-35 - B.
-15 - C.
-3 - D.
3 - E.
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Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation
8x – 4 = 6x – 10
8x – 6x = -10 + 4
2x = -6
x = -3
(therefore) 5x = 5(-3)
= -15
If 8x- 4 = 6x- 10, find the value of 5x,
8x – 4 = 6x – 10
8x – 6x = -10 + 4
2x = -6
x = -3
(therefore) 5x = 5(-3)
= -15