Solve for: (x+18)/(2)=5x

Expression: $\frac{ x+18 }{ 2 }=5x$

Move the variable to the left-hand side and change its sign

$\frac{ x+18 }{ 2 }-5x=0$

Multiply both sides of the equation by $2$

$x+18-10x=0$

Move the constant to the right-hand side and change its sign

$x-10x=-18$

Collect like terms

$-9x=-18$

Divide both sides of the equation by $-9$

$x=2$