Fraction equation: (100x - 4000) / 100x = 0.3

Leo516

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Can someone helo me with a problem like this:

. . .(100x - 4000) / 100x = 0.3

I'm coming up with exponents and am very confused.

Thank you!
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stapel

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I don't know what you mean by "coming up with exponents"...? (This would be an example of why it is helpful to show your work.)

A good first step would be to multiply through by 100x. Then solve the resulting linear equation.

Eliz.
 
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