math_celebrity Administrator Staff member Jul 12, 2017 #1 1/2 of x and 10 is 30. Find the x. x and 10 means we add: x + 10 1/2 of this: 1/2(x + 10) The phrase is means equal to, so we set 1/2(x + 10) equal to 30 for our algebraic expression 1/2(x + 10) = 30

1/2 of x and 10 is 30. Find the x. x and 10 means we add: x + 10 1/2 of this: 1/2(x + 10) The phrase is means equal to, so we set 1/2(x + 10) equal to 30 for our algebraic expression 1/2(x + 10) = 30