L Leo516 New member Joined Sep 12, 2006 Messages 2 Sep 12, 2006 #1 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! ___________ Edited by stapel -- Reason for edit: formatting

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! ___________ Edited by stapel -- Reason for edit: formatting

stapel Super Moderator Staff member Joined Feb 4, 2004 Messages 15,943 Sep 12, 2006 #2 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.

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.