## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$x=0.28125$
Using the properties of equality, the value of the variable that satisfies the given expression, $x+0.45=2.6x ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} x-2.6x=-0.45 \\\\ -1.6x=-0.45 \\\\ x=\dfrac{-0.45}{-1.6} \\\\ x=0.28125 .\end{array}