# Solve for p 0.055(p+4000)=0.06p+0.05(1000) 0.055(p+4000)=0.06p+0.05(1000)
Simplify 0.055(p+4000).
Apply the distributive property.
0.055p+0.055⋅4000=0.06p+0.05(1000)
Multiply 0.055 by 4000.
0.055p+220=0.06p+0.05(1000)
0.055p+220=0.06p+0.05(1000)
Multiply 0.05 by 1000.
0.055p+220=0.06p+50
Move all terms containing p to the left side of the equation.
Subtract 0.06p from both sides of the equation.
0.055p+220-0.06p=50
Subtract 0.06p from 0.055p.
-0.005p+220=50
-0.005p+220=50
Move all terms not containing p to the right side of the equation.
Subtract 220 from both sides of the equation.
-0.005p=50-220
Subtract 220 from 50.
-0.005p=-170
-0.005p=-170
Divide each term by -0.005 and simplify.
Divide each term in -0.005p=-170 by -0.005.
-0.005p-0.005=-170-0.005
Cancel the common factor of -0.005.
p=-170-0.005
Divide -170 by -0.005.
p=34000
p=34000
Solve for p 0.055(p+4000)=0.06p+0.05(1000)

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