# Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.1 Introduction to Algebra - 1.1 Exercise Set: 61

$(0.34)(x)=82\ million\ tons$

#### Work Step by Step

Let x be the unknown amount of total waste. The equation $(0.34)(x)=82\ million\ tons$, when solved for x, will give the total amount of waste expressed in million tons.

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