If 12x = -8(10 - x), then x = ?

If 12x = -8(10 - x), then x = ?

  1. 20
  2. 8
  3. 7 3/11
  4. 6 2/13
  5. -20

Answer

The correct answer is E.

12x = -8(10 - x)

12x = -80 + 8x

12x - 8x = -80

4x = -80

x = -20