For whatever reason I'm drawing a huge blank on this problem.

Shane returned from a trip to Las Vegas with $300.00, which was 50% more money than he had at the beginning of the trip. How much money did Shane have at the beginning of his trip?

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. x = beginning amount
    300 = 1.5 x

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. because 50% more = 100% + 50% which is 1.5

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. Thank You!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. $200

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  5. X+x/2=300
    Put x over one and find the common denominator so that it can be added with x over 2. The common demoninator would be two. The new equation will be 2x/2+x/2=300.
    Combine like terms so that the equation is 3x/2=300
    then cross multiply. The equation will now be 600/3=300x/1

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Complete the paragraph by selecting the correct word from the drop-down menu. (1 point) A participle is a type of verb that can function as a blank or an blank A in a sentence. Participles can be present or past participles.

  2. Chemistry 101

    The mileage for a motorcycle with a fuel tank capacity of 22 liters is 35 miles per gallon. The density of gasoline is 0.74 g/cm^3.(dimensional analysis problem) a). How long a trip, in KM can be made on a full tank of gasoline?

  3. mathematics

    Use the diagram to answer the question. Fill in the blank for the letter given with the missing reason in the flow proof. Picture: h t t p s : / / gyazo . com / 902b6416dcb3dda33e49000f4bb48a27 (un-space the link to see) FILL IN

  4. mathematics

    Given the function f(x)=4|x|, write f(x) as a piecewise function that does not include absolute value symbols.Please fill the blanks f(x)=blank; when x≤ blank f(x)= blank; when x> blank

  1. Math

    Julia shop at two different stores felip's foods and deseans deli she who has a prices in the two stores to determine which one has the better buy on the item she needs use the table to select the correct answers for blank a blank

  2. physics

    The drawing shows a force vector vector F that has a magnitude of 600 newtons. It lies at alpha = 67° from the positive z axis, and beta = 31° from the positive x axis. (that's the diagram given) webassign. (delete this space)

  3. Visual Basic (Computer)

    In the following examples, identify the condition a program would detect (the first exercise is solved for you): a. 4 is blank 3 a. greater than b. 8 is blank 8 b. blank c. 17 is blank 17.8 c. blank d. 75 is blank 85 d. blank e.

  4. algebra

    Use the following graph of the function f(x)=−3x2+2x+6 to fill in the blanks. The graph of the function f of x as described in the problem. It is a downward-opening parabola. Using the ___[blank 1]___, you can tell that the

  1. Algebra

    a). The length of the classroom is 30 ft. The length of the room on the scale drawing is 6 in. Is this correct? Explain why or why not. Michael has made a scale drawing of his classroom. The scale for his drawing is 0.5 in. : 3

  2. Science

    1. Blank is anything that has mass and volume. 2. Blank is how strongly gravity pulls on an object. 3. Blank measures how much space matter takes up.

  3. Algebra 2

    Introduction to quadratic equations? If you solve the equation by completing the square, fill in the blanks. 9x^2+9x+4=0 x^2+x+blank=-4/9+blank

  4. Math

    Shane is thinking about apprenticing as a plumber and notes that master plumbers in his region of the country make about​ $55,000 a year starting out.​ However, salaries are expected to increase by about 10 percent over the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.