SOLUTION: 13.7v-6.5=2.3v+8.3

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Question 104606: 13.7v-6.5=2.3v+8.3
Answer by jim_thompson5910(33401) About Me  (Show Source):
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13.7v-6.5=2.3v%2B8.3 Start with the given equation

10%2813.7v-6.5%29=10%282.3v%2B8.3%29 Multiply both sides by 10 to move the decimal on each number 1 time. This will make every number a whole number.

137v-65=23v%2B83 Distribute and multiply

137v=23v%2B83%2B65Add 65 to both sides

137v-23v=83%2B65 Subtract 23v from both sides

114v=83%2B65 Combine like terms on the left side

114v=148 Combine like terms on the right side

v=%28148%29%2F%28114%29 Divide both sides by 114 to isolate v

v=74%2F57 Reduce

So our answer is v=74%2F57 (which is approximately v=1.29824561403509 in decimal form)