How do you solve the equation for x 0.05 x-3.05=0.4(x-5)?

0.05x - 3.05 = 0.4(x-5)

First distribute 0.4.

0.05x - 3.05 = 0.4x - 2

Add 3.05 to both sides.

0.05x = 0.4x + 1.05

Subtract 0.4x to both sides.

-0.35x = 1.05

Divide both sides by -0.35

x = -3

Hope this helps!

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