Solving Literal Equations Part 1

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Part 1 of solving for one variable in a formula.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a literal equation in Algebra?
  • How do you solve for one variable in a formula?
  • How can you solve for t in d = rt?
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  • How do you solve I = Prt for I?
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  • How do you get r all by itself in the formula sr + tr = u?
  • How can you solve for a variable in a formula if it shows up twice?
  • How can you solve for m in the formula mn = p - mr?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson, although it may seem a bit basic, is quite challenging to many beginning Algebra students. You will learn in this lesson how to get one variable all by itself when given a formula. A couple of example formulas are shown and variables are solved for.