# How do you solve 0.6x=0.2x+2.8?

May 12, 2018

$x = 7$

#### Explanation:

$0.6 x = 0.2 x + 2.8$

subtract $\text{ "0.2x" }$from both sides

$0.6 x - 0.2 x = 2.8$

$\implies 0.4 x = 2.8$

divide both sides by$\text{ } 0.4$

$x = \frac{2.8}{0.4} = \frac{24}{4} = 7$