Mathematics

If 8x- 4 = 6x- 10, find the value of 5x,

If 8x- 4 = 6x- 10, find the value of 5x,

  • A.
    -35
  • B.
    -15
  • C.
    -3
  • D.
    3
  • E.
    7
Correct Answer: Option B
Explanation

8x – 4 = 6x – 10

8x – 6x = -10 + 4

2x = -6

x = -3

(therefore) 5x = 5(-3)

= -15