Hi,

Can someone tell me the steps you take to derive the solution for the following equation?, i would really appreciate it;

1,720,976 (1+X) = 1,754,000

X=??

Many thanks......

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- Mar 13th 2008, 06:51 AM #1

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- Mar 13th 2008, 08:00 AM #2
$\displaystyle 1720976(1 + x) = 1754000$

$\displaystyle 1720976 + 1720976x = 1754000$

$\displaystyle 1720976x = 1754000 - 1720976$

$\displaystyle 1720976x = 33024$

$\displaystyle x = \frac{33024}{1720976}$

$\displaystyle x \approx 0.019189111$

(at least I'm assuming you want a decimal answer for this.)

-Dan