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: 44

Answer

x = 16

Work Step by Step

x - 0.25x = 12 Multiply both sides by 100 to clear the equation of all decimals. 100x - 25x = 1200 75x = 1200 Divide both sides by 75. x = 16
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