Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Formulas and Percent - 1.2 Exercises: 10

Answer

a) $b=P-a-c$ b) $c=P-a-b$

Work Step by Step

a) Using the properties of equality, in terms of $ b ,$ the given formula, $ P=a+b+c ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} P-a-c=b \\\\ b=P-a-c .\end{array} b) Using the properties of equality, in terms of $ c ,$ the given formula, $ P=a+b+c ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} P-a-b=c \\\\ c=P-a-b .\end{array}
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