1/5(X+2)+2x=6x-10 Which property can be used to simplify the expression 1/5(X+2)

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Equation : 1/5(X+2)+2x=6x-10 Which property can be used to simplify the expression 1/5(X+2) . Simplify the expression. What is the value of X ? PLEASEE help . I will rate u 5 stars !!!

Answer:

Hello! 1/5(x+2) can be simplified using the distributive property.Therefore 1/5(x+2) becomes x/5 + 2/5.

1/5(x+2)+2x=6x-10
(distributive property)
x/5+2/5+2x=6x-10
(get the terms with x’s on the left and the constants on the right)
x/5+2x-6x=-10-2/5
(simplify)
-19x/5=-52/5
(multiply both sides by 5)
-19x=-52
(divide both sides by -19)
x= 52/19 or about 2.74