Posted by **tito** on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 8:12pm.

equation 1.5(8x)=300

It tells me to simplify the left side of the equation and solve.

Can you help?

- 8th grade -
**GILL**, Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 8:14pm
i think you would do 1.5 time 8x

- 8th grade -
**tito**, Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 8:18pm
Thanks.

- 8th grade -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 8:16pm
1.5(8x)=300

Multiply: 1.5 * 8x = 12x

12x = 300

x = ??

- 8th grade -
**tito**, Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 8:18pm
Thank you.

- 8th grade -
**vahnna**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 7:50pm
divide both sides by 1.5 and you get 8x=200 then divide by 8 on both sides.

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