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School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
What is the solution to p/.3 – 1 = 5?
School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
What is the solution to p/.3 – 1 = 5?

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School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you positive?

wizguy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it (p/0.3)1 = 5? or p/(0.31) = 5 if its the first one, i am sure. you just multiply everything by 0.3 then solve.

School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there isn't any parentheses

wizguy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well i just put the parentheses to split up the numbers, but if the are no parentheses, then it looks like my first answer is right.

School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmmm then why did I keep getting 1.2? I know 1.2 is wrong but I can't get anything else...

wizguy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you must have subtracted o.3 from each side, but you had to add. because when you multiply everything by 0.3, you end up with p0.3=1.5. then you add o.3 to each side, not subtract. so the answer would be 1.8.

School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no I didn't. I subtracted 1 from both sides, them multiplied both sides by .3.... Idk... I will just go over it with my teacher tomorrow...

wizguy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are supposed to add one to each side, not subtract.

School_Island_sad_face
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well that explains everything :) LOL! thanks! :)
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