# How do you solve #a/2+ 1/5=17#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 15, 2018

#### Explanation:

1) Subtract

╼ Same as ╼

2) Isolate

Multiply both sides by

**Check**

Check by estimating

The problem says that "a certain amount" (namely,

(It would be exactly

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