could someone please explain step by step how to solve for x? here is the equation. 5.8= X-0.86X
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Terms on the right are "like terms" $\displaystyle 5.8= X-0.86X \implies 5.8= 1X-0.86X \implies 5.8= 0.14X$ Can you solve from here?
Last edited by pickslides; Jan 30th 2010 at 11:48 AM. Reason: Bad formatting
Originally Posted by caperjay could someone please explain step by step how to solve for x? here is the equation. 5.8= X-0.86X 5.8 = x(1 - 0.86) can you finish?
Originally Posted by caperjay 5.8= X-0.86X Multiply by 100: 100x - 86x = 580 Get my drift?
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