4.35612454329 + X/1.00171376961 = X Sorry guys, just can't figure this one out, any help would be deeply appreciated.
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Hello, Multiply the equation by 1.00171376961 Then, solve...
Originally Posted by roguefang 4.35612454329 + X/1.00171376961 = X Big numbers are just bothering. Let $\displaystyle (m,n)=(4.35612454329,1.00171376961),$ the equation becomes $\displaystyle \begin{aligned} m+\frac{x}{n}&=x \\ mn+x&=nx \\ x(n-1)&=mn \\ x&=\frac{mn}{n-1}, \end{aligned}$ now back substitute.
Thanks guys, I appreciate it, makes a lot more sense now.
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