High School Math : Simplifying Equations

Example Questions

Example Question #2 : Equations

Simplify the fraction to the lowest terms:

Cannot be simplified

Explanation:

Find the common multiple between the numerator and denominator.

divide numerator and denominator by 3:

divide numerator and denominator by 7:

divide numerator and denominator by 4:

Cannot be divided any more- lowest terms.

Example Question #1 : Simplifying Equations

Solve the following equation for x in terms of the other variables:

Explanation:

Multiply both sides by to get:

Distribute the :

Combine like terms:

Divide both sides by :

Example Question #4 : Equations

Solve the following equation for x in terms of the other variables:

Explanation:

Divide both sides by :

Example Question #5 : Equations

If given the equation , with a positive integer, the result must be an integer multiple of:

12

8

2

5

10