SOLVING LINEAR EQUATIONS

Recall the following:


LINEAR EQUATION - Solve for x in the following equation.

Example 2: tex2html_wrap_inline84

Add tex2html_wrap_inline86 to both sides of the equation: tex2html_wrap_inline88

Divide both sides by tex2html_wrap_inline92

The answer is tex2html_wrap_inline94

Check the solution by substituting tex2html_wrap_inline96 or 1.87024209576 in the original equation for x. If the left side of the equation equals the right side of the equation after the substitution, you have found the correct answer.


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