Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapter 4 Review Problem Set: 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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