ok basically its this:

2/5 (x+1) = G

find x

I said you cant do it, but you help me out!

cheers :)

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- Aug 9th 2005, 05:45 PMgazzeralgebra problem
ok basically its this:

2/5 (x+1) = G

find x

I said you cant do it, but you help me out!

cheers :) - Aug 9th 2005, 08:09 PMMathGuru
2/5 (x+1) = G, find x

in order to find x you must multiply through the fraction on the left hand side so:

.2.........2

--- x + --- = G

.5.........5

I know you don't want me to solve it for you so the next step would be to manipulate the equation so that x is the only thing on the left hand side and G and all numbers are on the right hand side.

The next step I would do is multiply everything by 5 and you can take it from there.