# SOLUTION: I am the parent of a 5th grade student learning Algebra, I can solve the equations myself, and have no problem giving the answer, but how do I show my child how to show the work? T

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 403999: I am the parent of a 5th grade student learning Algebra, I can solve the equations myself, and have no problem giving the answer, but how do I show my child how to show the work? They aren't teaching the same as they did when I was a student. Ex: 2x + 8 = 20 I know that x = 6, but how do I show how to get to the answer?Answer by checkley79(3056)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2x + 8 = 20 subtract 8 from both sides. 2x=20-8 combine the right hand terms. 2x=12 divide both sides by 2. x=12/2 x=6 ans.