Mathematics

Grade-8

Easy

Question

# Solve the equation 5(x + 2) = 3x – 8

- 8
- 9
- - 9
- 10

Hint:

### Take variables on one side and constants on the other side to solve the equation

## The correct answer is: - 9

### 5(x + 2) = 3x – 8

5x + 10 = 3x - 8

5x - 3x = -8 - 10

2x = -18

x = -18/2

x = -9

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