The sum of 30% of a number and 50% of the same number is 96. What is the number?
x = the number
0.3x + 0.5x = 96 {changed percent to decimal and multiplied by number, added, and set equal to 96} 0.8x = 96 {combined like terms} x = 120 {divided each side by 0.8} the number is 120  Algebra House
0 Comments
Your comment will be posted after it is approved.
Leave a Reply. 
Algebra Examples Playlist
Examples
All
