# How do I solve this math question: `(4x+1)/5 = 5` ``I would only like to know how to solve it and explain it throughlly

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### 1 Answer

Given the equation :

`(4x+1)/5 = 5`

`` To solve, we will need to isolate x on the left side.

First we will multiply both sides by 5 .

`==gt 5 X (4x+1)/5 = 5 X 5 `

`==gt 4x +1 = 25`

`` Now we will subtract 1 from both sides.

`==gt 4x = 24`

`` Now we will divide by 4.

`==gt (4x)/4 = 24/4`

`` ==> x = 6

**Then the solution to the equation is x = 6.**