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Literal Equations

by 8th Grade Algebra Students

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Literal Equations
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By Abby, Nayab and Clara
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Table of Contents
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pg 3. Definition of literal equations

pg 4. Explanation of literal equations

pg 5. How to solve literal equations

pg 6. Problems

pg 7. Answers

pg 8. Citations
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What are literal equations?
A literal equation is an equation that consists of mostly variables.
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EXAMPLE:
a+b=c-d
Numbers and/or coefficients can be included in the equation.
EXAMPLE:
a+2b=c+1
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 Explanation of Literal Equations
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Literal equations can be used for a lot of things such as finding the area of a rectangle, the circumference of a circle, and the distance of something.
For example, the formula for finding the area of a rectangle is:
A=LW
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How to solve Literal Equations
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Example:
Steps
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solve for x
1. ax+b=c
2. -b -b
3. ax=c-b
1. Figure out what variable you need to isolate.
2. Cancel the other variables from one side to the other ( Use inverse operations).
3. Make sure whatever you do to one side you do to the other.
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Inverse Operations
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5. x=c-b
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1.Multiplication and division.
2.Addition and subtraction.
3.Squaring and taking a square root
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Here are some subtraction and addition problems you can try!!!
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Solve for x
1. -w+m-x=h

2. l-e+x=g

3. x+e+r=l

4. b-x-r=k

5. -x-u+y=o
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6. p-c+x=m

7. x+f-h=b

8. k+x+r=t

9. j-i+x=g

10. -x+e-s=o

11. v+t-x=k

12. b+f-m+x=z

13. x-p+r-a=h

14. x+r-w-d+s=e
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