Solving Literal Equations

Students learn to solve for a given variable in a formula by isolating the given variable on one side of the equation. For example, to solve for "r" in the equation rt = d, divide both sides by "t" to get r = d/t.

Solving Literal Equations

Students learn to solve for a given variable in a formula by isolating the given variable on one side of the equation. For example, to solve for "r" in the equation rt = d, divide both sides by "t" to get r = d/t.