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December 12th, 2010, 06:05 PM   #1
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Please solve this simple equation

Please solve and show each step you did to solve

x+0.08x=37.80
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December 12th, 2010, 06:27 PM   #2
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Re: Please solve this simple equation

You are given:



Factor the left side, since each term has a common x:

=37.80" />

Carry out the indicated addition within the parentheses:

=37.80" />

Divide both sides by 1.08



That's probably how you are expected to do it. If I was going to do it, I would get rid of the decimal representations in favor of rational representations.



Combine like terms on left side:



Multiply though by :

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