Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 18

Answer

$t=\frac{A-P}{Pr}$

Work Step by Step

We are given that $A=P(1+rt)$. We can use the distributive property to multiply out the terms on the right side. $A=P(1+rt)=P+Prt$ Subtract P from both sides. $A-P=Prt$ Divide both sides by Pr. $t=\frac{A-P}{Pr}$
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