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Solving Literal Equations





Videos, worksheets, games and activities to help Algebra 1 students learn how to solve literal equations.

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A literal equation is an equation with more than one variable. To solve a literal equation, we isolate the required variable.

Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. Solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations, for example we can solve the formula for distance, d = rt, for r to produce an equation for rate.

How to solve literal equations (equations with more than one variable).


Solving Literal Equations Part 1
Solving for one variable in a formula.



 

Solving Literal Equations Part 2.


Solving Literal Equations for a Variable - Algebra 1.



 

Literal Equations - Algebra Help
Students learn to solve for a given variable in a formula by isolating the given variable on one side of the equation.


Solving Literal Equations
This video will provide examples on how to solve the literal equations.




 

How to solve a literal equation by multiplying by the Least Common Denominator (LCD).


Solving a literal equation that involves a rational expression.





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