Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.2 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 35

Answer

2010: $77,333,311$ 2012: $96,666,667$ 2014: $116,000,022$

Work Step by Step

$(2x-21)+(\frac{5}{2}x+2)+(3x+24)=290,000,000$ $\frac{15}{2}x+5=290000000$ $\frac{15}{2}x=289,999,995$ $x=38,666,666$ 2010: $2x-21$ $77,333,331$ 2012: $\frac{5}{2}(38666666)+2$ $96,666,667$ 2014: $3(38666666)+24$ $116,000,022$
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