# How do you solve 5.8n + 3.7 = 29.8?

Aug 6, 2015

I found: $n = \frac{9}{2}$

#### Explanation:

I would multiply both sides by $10$ and get:
$58 n + 37 = 298$
isolate $n$:
$58 n = 298 - 37$
$58 n = 261$
$n = \frac{261}{58}$ divide top and bottom by $29$:
$n = \frac{9}{2}$