#### Answer

x = 1.5

#### Work Step by Step

0.2x + 0.1(x-4) = 0.7x - 1
Multiply both sides by 10 to clear the equation of all decimals.
2x + 1(x-4) = 7x - 10
Use the distributive property.
2x + x - 4 = 7x - 10
10 - 4 = 7x - 2x - x
6 = 4x
Divide both sides by 4.
1.5 = x