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## Example Questions

### Example Question #131 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Divide both sides by . can also be expressed as . Both decimals each have one decimal place so the expression becomes: .

### Example Question #132 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Divide both sides by . The denominator has less decimal places than the numerator so we just shift one decimal place for top and bottom: .

### Example Question #133 : One Step Equations

Solve for

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Multiply both sides by . When multiplying decimals, first multiply normally and then count the number of decimal places in the problem. We have . So starting from the right, we shift two places to the left to get a decimal of .

### Example Question #134 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Multiply both sides by . When multiplying decimals, first multiply normally and then count the number of decimal places in the problem. We have . So starting from the right, we shift one places to the left to get a decimal of .

### Example Question #135 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Multiply both sides by . When multiplying decimals, first multiply normally and then count the number of decimal places in the problem. We have . So starting from the right, we shift one place to the left to get a decimal of . Since we are multiplying with negative numbers, we need to determine if the answer is negative. There is one negative number and that means the answer is negative.

### Example Question #136 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Multiply both sides by . When multiplying decimals, first multiply normally and then count the number of decimal places in the problem. We have . So starting from the right, we shift one place to the left to get a decimal of .

### Example Question #137 : One Step Equations

Solve for .

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Multiply both sides by . When multiplying decimals, first multiply normally and then count the number of decimal places in the problem. We have . So starting from the right, we shift two places to the left to get a decimal of . Since we are multiplying with negative numbers, we need to determine if the answer is negative. There are two negative numbers and that means the answer is positive.

### Example Question #21 : One Step Equations With Decimals

Solve for

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Subtract both sides by .

### Example Question #22 : One Step Equations With Decimals

Solve for .

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Subtract both sides by .

Next, we divide both sides by . The left side will have two negatives cancel out to be a positive .

### Example Question #23 : One Step Equations With Decimals

Solve for .

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Add both sides by .

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