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Algebra 1
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Algebra 1

Algebra 1

Book edition Student Edition
Author(s) Carter, Cuevas, Day, Holiday, Luchin
Pages 801 pages
ISBN 9780078884801

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Short Answer

Solve each equation or formula for the variable specified.

2x+4y=12, for x

The required equation is represented by x=62y.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Determine the method that can be used.

Isolation of x on any side of the equation will represent the required equation and to get this, perform some operations on the provided equation.

Step 2. Take the help of the obtained method.

Perform subtraction of 4y on both sides of the provided equation.

role="math" localid="1647499906150" 2x+4y4y=124y 2x=124y

Perform division of 2 on both sides of the obtained equation.

role="math" localid="1647499947583" 2x2=124y2 x=124y2x=62y

Step 3. Write the conclusion.

The obtained is x=62y so it is required equation.

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