How do you solve 0.5( x + 2.8) - x = 0.6x + 0.3?

Apr 25, 2018

$x = 1$

Explanation:

$0.5 \left(x + 2.8\right) - x = 0.6 x + .03$

$0.5 x + 1.4 - x = 0.6 x + 0.3$

$1.4 - 0.5 x = 0.6 x + 0.3$

$1.4 - 1.1 = 0.6 x + 0.5 x$

$1.1 x = 1.1$

$x = \frac{1.1}{1.1}$

$x = 1 \text{ }$ (Ans)