Solving Literal Equations - Tutorial
A literal equation is an equation that expresses a relationship between two or more variables. A formula is an example of a literal equation. We present a tutorial on how to solve literal equations for one of the variables. Detailed solutions to examples and answers to exercises are presented.
| Example 1:Solve the formulaSolution to Example 1
Example 2:Solve the formulafor y, where H, x and y are a positive real numbers and H is greater than x and greater than y. Solution to Example 2
Example 3:Express F in terms of C in the formulaSolution to Example 3
C = (5 / 9)(F - 32) Example 4:Express y in terms of x in the equationSolution to Example 4
a x + b y = c Exercises:Solve each of the formulas below for the indicated variable.(see answers below).
Answers to Above Exercises:Solve each of the formulas below for the indicated variable.
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