#### Answer

x = -128

#### Work Step by Step

1000(x + 40) = 100(16 + 7x)
Distribute:
1000x + 40,000 = 1600 + 700x
Subtract 700x from both sides:
300x + 40,000 = 1600
Subtract 40,000 from both sides:
300x = -38,400
Divide both sides by 300:
x = -128

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ISBN 10:
0321726391

ISBN 13:
978-0-32172-639-1

x = -128

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