Algebra

Statins are used to keep cholesterol in check and are a top selling drug in the US. The equation S-1.5x=6.4 gives the amount of sales (S) of statin in billions of dollars x years after 1998.

According to this equation, how much will/did people spend on statins in the year 2008?

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1. 2008-1998 = ?

Substitute that for x and solve.

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