# Algebra

Suppose a cost-benefit model is given by y=2771x/100-x, where y is the cost for removing x percent of a given pollutant. What percent of pollutant can be removed for \$36,000? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a percent?

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1. just solve for x in

2771x/(100-x) = 36000
x = 92.85%

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