Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-5 Literal Equations and Formulas - Lesson Check: 3

Answer

x=$\frac{p}{m+2n}$

Work Step by Step

To get x by itself, simply divide both sides by (m+2n). The reason why we do this is because (m+2n) is being multiplied together with x. So to get x by itself, we simply do the opposite and divide.
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