GED Math : Solving for the Variable

Example Questions

Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for x.

Explanation:

To solve for x, we want x to stand alone. So, we get

Example Question #42 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides.

Example Question #43 : Solving For The Variable

Which of the following makes this equation true:

Explanation:

To answer the question, we will solve for y. We get

Example Question #44 : Solving For The Variable

Solve the following equation:

Explanation:

Simplify both sides of the equation.

Divide by 8 on both sides.

Reduce the fractions.

Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides.

Subtract 3 from both sides.

Divide by 2 on both sides.

Example Question #41 : Solving For The Variable

Solve for :

Explanation:

Subtract 3 from both sides.

Multiply by eight on both sides to isolate the variable.

Example Question #652 : Ged Math

Solve for j in the following equation:

Explanation:

To solve for j, we want j to stand alone. So, we get

Example Question #653 : Ged Math

Solve for :

Explanation:

Distribute the two through the both terms inside the binomial on the left.

Divide by 6 on both sides.

Reduce both fractions.

Example Question #654 : Ged Math

Solve the equation:

Explanation:

Multiply by  on both sides.

Divide by negative three on both sides.

Solve: