## ahoward79 3 years ago Solve: 2x + 10 + 26 = 212 124 114 98 88

1. surdawi

2x + 10 + 26 = 212 what is 10+26=?

2. sue101

let me do it surdawi i was here first haha jk

3. SavannahSaturn

Are we solving for x?

4. surdawi

5. SavannahSaturn

x = 88

6. ChmE

@SavannahSaturn don't just give the answer. Please show how you got it so the asker can learn.

7. sue101

>:(

8. ChmE

9. SavannahSaturn

2x + 10 + 26 = 212 2x + 36 = 212 2x + 36 - 36 = 212 - 36 2x = 176 2x/ 2 = 176/ 2 x = 88

10. kymber

|dw:1352407420586:dw| Woops.

11. ChmE

2x + 10 + 26 = 212 Combine like terms 2x + 36 = 212 Subtract 36 from both sides in order to get x by itself 2x = 176 Divide both sides by 2 in order to get rid of the coefficient x = 88

12. SavannahSaturn

@ChmE I did show how to do it

13. ahoward79

Thank you all so much! I wish I could give you all a medal!

14. ChmE

Perfect @SavannahSaturn . Did you understand everything @ahoward79

15. kymber

Yeah, NOW you did, @SavannahSaturn.

16. SavannahSaturn

Whatever @kymber

17. kymber

What?