Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 86: 53



Work Step by Step

The model to the right helps by dividing the blocks into thirds; since 1500 is one third of the total budget, you simply multiply by its reciprocal to figure out the total budget. It can be represented by the following equation. 1500 x 3 = x Multiply 1500 and 3 together to get 4500. 4500 = x.
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