R ronnie New member Joined Sep 2, 2005 Messages 14 Sep 2, 2005 #1 Ok, since that help was so good, I am going to ask one more question. This problem reads as follows: solve for c: x= p(1/a + m/c) My question is; do I use the distributive property? Once again, I appreciate the help. Thanks, Ron

Ok, since that help was so good, I am going to ask one more question. This problem reads as follows: solve for c: x= p(1/a + m/c) My question is; do I use the distributive property? Once again, I appreciate the help. Thanks, Ron

tkhunny Moderator Staff member Joined Apr 12, 2005 Messages 10,031 Sep 2, 2005 #2 ronnie said: solve for c: x= p(1/a + m/c) My question is; do I use the distributive property? Click to expand... Yes or No. It's up to you. Which looks better after the first move: Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition x = p/a + p*m/c Division x/p = 1/a + m/c You choose.

ronnie said: solve for c: x= p(1/a + m/c) My question is; do I use the distributive property? Click to expand... Yes or No. It's up to you. Which looks better after the first move: Distributive Property of Multiplication over Addition x = p/a + p*m/c Division x/p = 1/a + m/c You choose.