A man’s stock earned 148000000. If these represent 1.13 per share, how many share of stock are there?
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.
Therefore, the man has 130,973,451.3 share of stock.