This lesson teaches how to solve for a variable, in this case R, in a literal equation with direct variation. Using a financial example of simple interest, the instructor demonstrates how to undo the multiplication of variables to isolate R. By either dividing each variable or dividing them all at once, the equation can be rearranged to have R by itself. This fundamental skill is important in many areas of math and finance.
Solving a literal equation with direct variation
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