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# Homework Help: Math : Algebra

Posted by Andrea on Friday, January 11, 2008 at 4:13am.

how would you solve for x in this equation?

40.0 = 0+ (x + 2.8)/2multiplied by(8.50)

• Math : Algebra - drwls, Friday, January 11, 2008 at 8:30am

I will assume this is what you mean:
40 = [(x+2.8)/2]*8.5
= (0.5x*8.5) + (1.4*8.5)
= 4.25 x + 11.9
4.25x = 28.1
x = 6.612

• Math : Algebra - Andrea, Friday, January 11, 2008 at 1:10pm

how would you solve for x? can you explain step by step?
40 = [(x+2.8)/2]*8.5

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