x.92x=24 How to solve on Prime?

04232016, 07:47 AM
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x.92x=24 How to solve on Prime?
is there a name for this type of equation?
x.92x=24 and how do I make the prime solve this? I know the answer is x=300, but I cannot figure out how to make the prime solve an equation like this. 

04232016, 08:03 AM
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RE: x.92x=24 How to solve on Prime?
(04232016 07:47 AM)SalivationArmy Wrote: is there a name for this type of equation? In CAS: solve(x.92x=24, x) > 300 Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

04232016, 09:45 AM
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RE: x.92x=24 How to solve on Prime?
(04232016 07:47 AM)SalivationArmy Wrote: is there a name for this type of equation? Hi SalivationArmy, that's an equation with one variable having no powers, it's called firstdegree equation ;) Just collect like terms, isolate the variable and get x by itself: x*(10.92)=24 > 0.08*x=24 > x=24/0.08=300, that's it ! A piece of cake for the Prime !!!!! Best, Aries :) 

04232016, 09:53 AM
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RE: x.92x=24 How to solve on Prime?
Another way, (assuming X is a real number):
In the Apps Library, the Solve App can be useful in [HOME] mode for linear equations like your example. Remember to use upper case X for your variable when you enter your equation in the [Symb] view. Then go to the [Num] view and just press the [Solve] black softkey, which will return 300 in the solve box for X. Dale 

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