algebra
posted by jenny .
how do i work this problem step by step 12.5=.8x

12.5=8x can be easier read s 8x=12.5
To solve the equation, simply divide 12.5 by the eight:
x = 12.5/8
x = 1.56 (To two decimal places)
All the question is asking of you is: "8 multiplied by what will give you 12.5?"