Posted by **gregory** on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 5:03pm.

4,000,000-[(300,000)+x] = 147,000

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 7:16pm
Divide both sides by 1000 to get rid of confusing extra zeros.

4000 - (300 + .001x) = 147

Get rid of parenthesis.

4000 -300 - .001x = 147

Combine terms and multiply by -1.

.001x = 3553

Multiply by 1000.

x = 3,553,000

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