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 Name: Algebraic Expressions and Equations: Solving Equations of the Form ax=b and x/a=b ID: m35045 Language: English (en) Summary: This module is from Fundamentals of Mathematics by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. This module discusses solving equations of the form ax=bax=b size 12{"ax"=b} {} and xa=bxa=b size 12{ { {x} over {a} } =b} {}. By the end of the module students should be familiar with the multiplication/division property of equality, be able to solve equations of the form ax=bax=b size 12{ ital "ax"=b} {} and xa=bxa=b size 12{ { {x} over {a} } =b} {} and be able to use combined techniques to solve equations. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: algebra, Burzynski, Ellis, equations, expressions, Fundamentals, Mathematics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Editors: Latest version: 1.3 (history) First publication date: Jul 10, 2010 3:40 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Aug 23, 2010 10:34 am -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.3 Aug 23, 2010 10:34 am -0500 by Changes: `math bug fixes` Version: 1.2 Aug 18, 2010 8:14 pm -0500 by Changes: `value added features added, metadata, accessibility, QA checks, links, and image sizing adjusted.` Version: 1.1 Aug 9, 2010 2:40 pm -0500 by Changes: `initial publication`

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Ellis, Wade, and Denny Burzynski. Algebraic Expressions and Equations: Solving Equations of the Form ax=b and x/a=b. OpenStax-CNX. 23 Aug. 2010 <http://cnx.org/content/m35045/1.3/>.