1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data I just missed a 16-point question on a quiz because I didn't know how to separate the variable. It was an absolute value equation, but I just need to know how to deal with a variable in a fraction. Here's what it looked like: 2. Relevant equations (5x+10)/2 = 20 3. The attempt at a solution I tried multiplying everything by the denominator, but I'm not sure if or why that works. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!