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 Test: 9

Answer

$s=70$

Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given equation, $ s=35+0.5s ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} s-0.5s=35 \\\\ 0.5s=35 \\\\ s=\dfrac{35}{0.5} \\\\ s=70 .\end{array}
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