## Elementary Algebra

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# Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapter 4 Review Problem Set - Page 184: 41

#### Answer

x = 1.4166666 $\approx$ 1.42

#### Work Step by Step

0.5x + 0.7x = 1.7 Multiply both sides by 10 to clear the equation of all decimals. 5x + 7x = 17 12x = 17 Divide both sides by 12. x = 1.4166666 $\approx$ 1.42

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