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April 21st, 2016, 04:52 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2016 From: Toronto Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  simple algebra question
Hello everyone. I have been trying to solve a simple algebra problem and am stuck. I was wondering if anyone might explain how I find the solution? (variable x .13) + variable = 170 I used to be a whiz at math in high school, but can't remember how to do this. 
April 21st, 2016, 05:25 AM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 20,389 Thanks: 2015 
Given y × p + y = c, where p isn't 1, write the equation as y(p + 1) = c. It then follows that y = c/(p + 1). 
April 21st, 2016, 07:28 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Apr 2016 From: Toronto Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 
Great, thanks!


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