# The rainfall in June was 11.6 inches. This was 2 in. less than twice the rainfall in July. How do you find the amount of rainfall in inches for July?

Dec 10, 2015

Rainfall in Julycolor(blue)(=6.8  inches

#### Explanation:

Amount of rainfall in June $= 11.6$ inches

Let rainfall in July be denoted as $x$
So, as per the question, twice the rainfall in July $= 2 x$

As per data:

$11.6 = 2 x - 2$

$11.6 + 2 = 2 x$

$13.6 = 2 x$

$\frac{13.6}{2} = x$

color(blue)(x=6.8  inches