Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 112: 23


$x= S/C -1$

Work Step by Step

$S=C+Cx \\\\ S=C(1+x) \\\\ S/C=x+1 \\\\ x= S/C -1$ We first factor out the C so we can divide both sides by C. We then subtract one to get x alone and get our answer.
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