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# How would you solve x in this equation: 0.85x=200

hantran128243

To solve for x you would divide 200 by 0.85 which would give you 235 5/7 (two hundred thirty seven and five seventeenths).

lyssie11234

$0.85x=200\ \ \ \ /:0.85\\\\x=\frac{200}{0.85}\\\\x=\frac{20000}{85}\\\\x=\frac{4000}{17}\\\\x=235\frac{5}{17}$