A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
One month, a music site observed that 60% of the people who downloaded songs from its site downloaded Q Sam's latest single. The equation below represents this information, where x represents the total number of people who downloaded songs from the site that month.
x = 0.6x + 384
How many people who downloaded songs from the site that month downloaded Q Sam's latest single?
Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
One month, a music site observed that 60% of the people who downloaded songs from its site downloaded Q Sam's latest single. The equation below represents this information, where x represents the total number of people who downloaded songs from the site that month. x = 0.6x + 384 How many people who downloaded songs from the site that month downloaded Q Sam's latest single?

This Question is Closed

dan815
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nvm i guess this works too

Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What exactly do I do?

dan815
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for x by getting all the terms with x on 1 side

dan815
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ur equation looks weird tho.. are u sure thats how it really is

dan815
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x = 0.6x + 384 if this ur equation and i set x = 0 then 0=384.. doesnt make sense

Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would turn into a negative X right? and yeah thats what it says right here on the website!

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0seems a little odd given the words that you have \(x\) on both sides of the equal sign, but no matter, you can go ahead a solve anyway

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x = 0.6x + 38\\ .4x=384\\ x=384\div .4=3840\div 4=960\]

Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Where did you get the .4? sorry for asking lol I understand this is a very awkward problem lol

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you start with \[x=.6x+384\] to get \(x\) on one side of the equal sign, subtract \(.6x\) from both sides \[x=.6x+384\\x.6x=684\\.4x=384\]

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0typo there, but you get the idea right?

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if the decimal annoys you you can always multiply both sides by 10 and get \[10x=6x+3840\\ 4x=6840\\x=3840\div 4\]

Gerald_R9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand why they did not have this as a example iin the lessons xD But now I do get it...

satellite73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe they had a problem like "solve for \(x\), \( 2x=6x+5\) " but maybe not
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.