Solve for p 0.1(40)=0.4(70+p)-0.6p

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0.1(40)=0.4(70+p)-0.6p
Rewrite the equation as 0.4(70+p)-0.6p=0.1(40).
0.4(70+p)-0.6p=0.1(40)
Simplify 0.4(70+p)-0.6p.
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Simplify each term.
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Apply the distributive property.
0.4⋅70+0.4p-0.6p=0.1(40)
Multiply 0.4 by 70.
28+0.4p-0.6p=0.1(40)
28+0.4p-0.6p=0.1(40)
Subtract 0.6p from 0.4p.
28-0.2p=0.1(40)
28-0.2p=0.1(40)
Multiply 0.1 by 40.
28-0.2p=4
Move all terms not containing p to the right side of the equation.
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Subtract 28 from both sides of the equation.
-0.2p=4-28
Subtract 28 from 4.
-0.2p=-24
-0.2p=-24
Divide each term by -0.2 and simplify.
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Divide each term in -0.2p=-24 by -0.2.
-0.2p-0.2=-24-0.2
Cancel the common factor of -0.2.
p=-24-0.2
Divide -24 by -0.2.
p=120
p=120
Solve for p 0.1(40)=0.4(70+p)-0.6p

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