Apply the distributive property.
Multiply 0.055 by 4000.
Multiply 0.05 by 1000.
Move all terms containing p to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 0.06p from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 0.06p from 0.055p.
Move all terms not containing p to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 220 from both sides of the equation.
Subtract 220 from 50.
Divide each term by -0.005 and simplify.
Divide each term in -0.005p=-170 by -0.005.
Cancel the common factor of -0.005.
Divide -170 by -0.005.
Solve for p 0.055(p+4000)=0.06p+0.05(1000)