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 T O P I C    R E V I E W Mimiwold Posted - 07/14/2009 : 21:03:26 I have this one and I keep getting confused:abcd-ef=g solve for b 2   L A T E S T    R E P L I E S    (Newest First) nycfunction Posted - 05/17/2010 : 20:16:51 quote:Originally posted by MimiwoldI have this one and I keep getting confused:abcd-ef=g solve for badd gf to both sides of the equation.abcd = g + efNow divide both sides of your equation by acd.b = (g + ef)/acdTo solve for a letter means to isolate the letter on one side of the equation. Subhotosh Khan Posted - 07/15/2009 : 10:47:33 quote:Originally posted by MimiwoldI have this one and I keep getting confused:abcd-ef=g solve for bIsolate terms containg 'b'abcd - ef = g ('f' does not have any terms containg 'b' - so it needs to be eliminated from Left-hand-side)abcd - ef + ef = g + efabcd = g + ef Now you have to furthe "isolate" 'b' by dividing both sides by 'acd'Continue....

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