0.2x+2.4=3.5-1.4x

Add 1.4x to both sides of the equation.

0.2x+2.4+1.4x=3.5

Add 0.2x and 1.4x.

1.6x+2.4=3.5

1.6x+2.4=3.5

Subtract 2.4 from both sides of the equation.

1.6x=3.5-2.4

Subtract 2.4 from 3.5.

1.6x=1.1

1.6x=1.1

Divide each term in 1.6x=1.1 by 1.6.

1.6×1.6=1.11.6

Cancel the common factor of 1.6.

x=1.11.6

Divide 1.1 by 1.6.

x=0.6875

x=0.6875

Solve for x 0.2x+2.4=3.5-1.4x