Solving Rational Literal Equation

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Solving a rational literal equation

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I solve a literal equation for one variable?
  • How do I solve for one variable in an equation that has more than one variable?
  • How do I solve a literal equation when the variable I am solving for is in a fraction?
  • How do I solve a literal equation when the variable that I am solving for is being divided?
  • How do I solve for z in the equation x=yz/6?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows how to solve for one variable in a literal equation in terms of the other variables in the equation. In the problem in the lesson, the variable being solved for is in the numerator of a fraction, and the teacher shows how to handle that, too.