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    Solve the equation first eliminating the decimal numbers
    0.05y + 0.03(y + 50) = 17.5

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    Method 1.

    Solution. Since 0.05y + 0.03(y + 50) = 17.5, we have

    Solution Summary

    This shows how to solve an equation by eliminating decimals.