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 August 6th, 2013, 12:34 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: May 2012 Posts: 21 Thanks: 0 I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this r=0.002y -0.1-(39.56/p) y=1000 r=0.18 solve for p. thanks!!
 August 6th, 2013, 12:48 PM #2 Senior Member   Joined: Jul 2013 From: United Kingdom Posts: 468 Thanks: 40 Re: I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this Is this supposed to be a simultaneous equation? Is there another part to this question?
 August 6th, 2013, 01:02 PM #3 Newbie   Joined: May 2012 Posts: 21 Thanks: 0 Re: I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this I don't think so, I know the answer is p=23 though, but don't how to get it out, that's why I need to see the steps..
August 6th, 2013, 01:04 PM   #4
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 Originally Posted by ahereicome Oh y =1000 as well, sorry I forgot to add that!
Then you should be able to solve it. lol.

 August 6th, 2013, 01:06 PM #5 Newbie   Joined: May 2012 Posts: 21 Thanks: 0 Re: I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this omg, nvm, I missed the y part, my bad. Thanks for the help though, lol.
 August 6th, 2013, 06:55 PM #6 Global Moderator   Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,045 Thanks: 1618 p = 39.56/(0.002y - 0.1 - r)
 August 6th, 2013, 10:55 PM #7 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 12,594 Thanks: 843 Re: I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this If ya want it to look "cute": p = 39560 / (2y - 1000r - 100) p = 19780 / (y - 500r - 50) p = 19780 / [y - 50(10r + 1)]
 August 17th, 2013, 08:33 AM #8 Newbie   Joined: Aug 2013 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0 Re: I need someone to show me the steps how to solve this 0.18=0.002(1000)-0.1-(39.56/p) 0.18=2-0.1-(39.56/p) 0.18=1.9-(39.56/p) -1.72=-(39.56/p) -1.72(1/(-39.56))=(1/p) 0.0434782609=(1/p) 1/0.0434782609=p 23=p
August 17th, 2013, 08:42 AM   #9
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Actually, I think this way is more logically right.
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