Question

# What is 5(x + 3) = 9x+30

Answer

-3.75

- Distribute the 5 on the left side of the equation. A: 5x + 15 = 9x + 30
- Subtract 5x from both sides of the equation. A: 15 = 4x + 30
- Subtract 30 from both sides of the equation. A: -15 = 4x
- Divide both sides by 4. A: x = -3.75