Corinne solved the equation below:
5x = 95
5x − 5 = 95 − 5
x = 90
Is Corinne's solution correct? If the solution is incorrect, explain why it is incorrect and show the correct steps to solve the equation.
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It is incorrect. You can't add or subtract like terms, so the left side wouldn't have been possible to be subtracted.
can you show the correct steps
you would divide by 5 on bothe sides giving you x=19
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its an essay question
She subtracted instead of dividing. you want to isolate the variable "x" so to do the you see the x is being multiplied by 5 so you divide both sides of the equation by 5 to get x alone and get your answer