# SOLUTION: solve for x in the following equation: x% = (2x + 1)/300 i SET IT UP LIKE THIS AND TRIED IT BUT NOT SURE I DID IT RIGHT 2X +

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 Question 23892: solve for x in the following equation: x% = (2x + 1)/300 i SET IT UP LIKE THIS AND TRIED IT BUT NOT SURE I DID IT RIGHT 2X + 1/300 = X/100 300X=200X+200 100X/100= 200X/100 X=1/2 Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Solve for x: Simplify, Multiply both sides by 100. Multiply both sides by 3. Subtract 2x from both sides. Check: Simplify.