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# Solve for X

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3.8x-(-1-9.7x)=2.6+13.3x

Oct 11, 2018

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$$3.8x-(-1-9.7x)=2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x{\color{red}+}-{\color{red}1} (-1-9.7x)=2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x\qquad +1+9.7x\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x\qquad +9.7x +1\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ \qquad 13.5x \qquad+1\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ \text{now subtract 13.3x from both sides}\\ \qquad 0.2x \qquad+1\quad =2.6\\ \text{ Now subtract 1 from both sides }\\ \qquad 0.2x \qquad \qquad =1.6\\ \text{ Now divide both sides by 0.2 }\\ \qquad x \qquad \qquad =1.6\div 0.2\\ \qquad x \qquad \qquad =8\\$$

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Oct 11, 2018

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$$3.8x-(-1-9.7x)=2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x{\color{red}+}-{\color{red}1} (-1-9.7x)=2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x\qquad +1+9.7x\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ 3.8x\qquad +9.7x +1\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ \qquad 13.5x \qquad+1\quad =2.6+13.3x\\ \text{now subtract 13.3x from both sides}\\ \qquad 0.2x \qquad+1\quad =2.6\\ \text{ Now subtract 1 from both sides }\\ \qquad 0.2x \qquad \qquad =1.6\\ \text{ Now divide both sides by 0.2 }\\ \qquad x \qquad \qquad =1.6\div 0.2\\ \qquad x \qquad \qquad =8\\$$

Melody Oct 11, 2018