# 3/10x - 16 = 9/10x + 4 equals what?

## 3/10x - 16 = 9/10x + 4

Jan 24, 2018

$- 0.03$

#### Explanation:

$\frac{3}{10 x} - 16 = \frac{9}{10 x} + 4$

Multiply each side by $10 x$. $10 x$ is canceled out and $- 16$ and $4$ are multiplied by $10 x$.

$3 - 160 x = 9 + 40 x$

Solve for $x$ by moving everything with that variable to one side.

$- 6 = 200 x$

$- 0.03 = x$