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Solving Equations

From supply and demand to position and velocity, equations model the world around us. Equip yourself with the tools necessary to solve for x. See more

Isolating a Variable

Solve the following for \(Y\) in terms of \(X:\) \[ X = 6Y .\]

Given the equation \( X = 2 Y + 7, \) solve for \(Y\) in terms of \(X\).

Solve the following for \(Y\) in terms of \(X:\) \[ \frac{Y+2}{X+7} = 1.\]

Joshua has 5 times as many toys as Kevin.

Joshua has 8 more toys than Larry.

If Larry has \(L\) toys and Kevin has \(K\) toys, which of the following expresses \(K\) in terms of \(L\)?

Given the equation \( X = 3 Y + 6, \) solve for \(Y\) in terms of \(X\).

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