# How do you solve  1.7x = 30 + .2x?

Mar 9, 2016

$x = 20$

#### Explanation:

$1.7 x = 30 + 0.2 x$

$1.7 x - 0.2 x = 30$

$1.5 x = 30$

$x = \frac{30}{1.5}$

$x = \frac{300}{15}$

$x = 20$