Question

Find the value of x in the equation: x + 0.17x = 160
and express the answer rounded to two decimal places.

x=136.75

Step-by-step explanation:

x+0.17x=160

Step 1: Simplify both sides of the equation.

x+0.17x=160

(x+0.17x)=160(Combine Like Terms)

1.17x=160

1.17x=160

Step 2: Divide both sides by 1.17