# ISEE Middle Level Math : How to find the solution to an equation

## Example Questions

### Example Question #2723 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Mathematics Achievement

Which of the following makes this equation true:

Explanation:

To answer the question, we will solve for x.

### Example Question #601 : Algebraic Concepts

Solve for y in the following equation:

Explanation:

To solve, we want y to stand alone.  We get

### Example Question #602 : Algebraic Concepts

Which of the following makes this equation true:

Explanation:

To answer the question, we will solve for s.  So, we get

### Example Question #603 : Algebraic Concepts

Solve for j in the following equation:

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #401 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Solve for h in the following equation:

Explanation:

To solve for h, we want h to stand alone.

So, we get

### Example Question #402 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Determine the solution to the following equation:

Explanation:

Group the x-terms on one side of the equation, and the integers on the other side.

Subtract  on both sides.

### Example Question #403 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Which of the following makes this equation true:

Explanation:

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

### Example Question #404 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Solve for .

Explanation:

To solve for , we must isolate the variable.

The first step is to add four to each side, so we are left with

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Finally, divide each side by 2 and we are left with

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### Example Question #405 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Solve for .

Explanation:

To solve for , we must isolate the variable.

The first step is to subtract 5 from each side, so we are left with

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Finally, divide each side by 3 and we are left with

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### Example Question #406 : How To Find The Solution To An Equation

Solve for .

Explanation:

To solve for , we must get the variable by itself.

The first step is to subtract 2 from both sides of the equation, so we are left with

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Then we subtract  from both sides of the equation, so we are left with

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Finally, we divide each side by 2 and are left with

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