OpenStudy (anonymous):

simplify 5x-10/5x

OpenStudy (tkhunny):

10/5 = 2 -- Does that help?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

no thats not correct tboo

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Is there any parenthesis in this problem.... Is the problem 5x - (10/5)x or is it (5x - 10)/5x ?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

If the problem is 5x - (10/5)x then your answer is 5/1x - 10/5x = 25/5x - 10/5x = 15/5 = 3x If your problem is (5x - 10)/5x then your answer is x^2 - 2