Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.3 - More on Percents and Problem Solving - Concept Quiz 4.3: 1

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

False. There are other ways to solve equations with decimals, such as to put the unknown factors on one side, combine similar terms, then divide all the factors by the appropriate number, in order to have 1X on one side. For example 0.5X +X = 4.5 1.5X = 4.5 Divide both sides by 1.5 X = 3
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