Posted by **Liz** on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 3:41pm.

Solve for the indicated variable p

I don't know what you do to solve it.

A=P+Prt

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**MathMate**, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 5:29pm
To solve for P in

A=P+Prt

you would arrange all terms containing P on the left, and everything else to the right, namely:

-P-Prt=A

Now factor using the distributive property:

-(1+rt)P=A

Divide both sides by the coefficient of P:

P=-A/(1+rt)

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