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Rearrange Formulas




 


Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations. 

For example, rearrange Ohm’s law V = IR to highlight resistance R.

Suggested Learning Targets


  • Solve multi-variable formulas or literal equations, for a specific variable.

Common Core: HSA-CED.A.4

Related Topics:
Algebra Word Problems

Common Core (Algebra)

Common Core for Mathematics


Rearrange formulas to isolate specific variables.


Rearrange Formulas.





Rearranging formula.


Rearranging formula involving fractions.



 

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


Solving Literal Equations Part 2.




Examples 1: Solving a Formula for a Variable
This video provides examples of how to solve a given formula or equation for a specific variable.


Examples 2: Solving a Formula for a Variable
This video provides examples of how to solve a given formula or equation for a specific variable.



 

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