Posted by Gaby on Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:49pm.
r/53=2r/5+16
Please help me solve for r, I just can not seem to figure it out.

Math  Reiny, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:51pm
I would multiply each term by 5 to get
r  15 = 2r + 90
Now you have a very simple equation.
Can you take it from there?

Math  Gaby, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:55pm
I think so...I got r=105

Math  Reiny, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:57pm
Watch your sign.
Should have been r = 105

Math  Gaby, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 1:58pm
Ok, thank you!

GABY !!!  Math  Reiny, Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 2:01pm
how silly of me 5x16 is 80, not 90
the correct answer is 95
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