Unit 2 - Objective 5 - Solving Literal Equations


A literal equation is one in which some or all of the constants are represented by letters.

For example a (x + b) = b (x + c)

A formula is a literal equation that relates two or more mathematical or physical quantities.

For example Newton's second law which is F = ma

To solve a literal equation or formula we follow the same procedures we did in objective 4.

Examples: Solve for x

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