# SOLUTION: Can you show me how to work this problem. It's equations containing decimals. 0.24+0.18x=0.08x-0.06

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Equations Question 219562: Can you show me how to work this problem. It's equations containing decimals. 0.24+0.18x=0.08x-0.06Answer by jim_thompson5910(28715)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Start with the given equation. Multiply both sides by 100 to clear out the decimals. Note: this is the same as moving the decimal point 2 spots to the right on every number. Distribute and multiply. Subtract from both sides. Subtract from both sides. Combine like terms on the left side. Combine like terms on the right side. Divide both sides by to isolate . Reduce. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Answer: So the answer is