SOLUTION: What is the solution to 5x - 1/2x = 18 please show the work. What is the solution to -8x -2x = 15, please show the work.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponents-negative-and-fractional Question 56440: What is the solution to 5x - 1/2x = 18 please show the work. What is the solution to -8x -2x = 15, please show the work. Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5X-1/2X=18 4.5X=18 X=4 PROOF 5*4-1/2*4=18 20-2=18 18=18 --------------------------------- -8X-2X=15 -10X=15 X=15/-10 X=-1.5 PROOF (-8*-1.5)-(2*-1.5)=15 12+3=15 15=15