Determine the value of x In the given equation.

5x = 85 Write the equation

\(\frac{5x}{5}=\frac{85}{5}\). Divide both sides by 5

x=17 Simplify

Check by substituting the value of n to the original equation

5x = 85 Write the equation

5(17) = 85 Substitute the value of

85=85 The statement is true