A man’s stock earned 148000000. If these represent 1.13 per share, how many share of stock are there?

**Solution:-**

Let N equal number of share. If these earnings represent 1.13, then 148000000 equals the number of share, N multiplied by 1.13.

Write the information in symbols.

148000000 = 1.13 N

Solve the equation. Divide both sides by 1.13.

130973451.3 N

Therefore, the man has 130,973,451.3 share of stock.