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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: Wade Ellis (fgafaculty@gmail.com), Denny Burzynski (dcwill@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: Wade Ellis (fgafaculty@gmail.com), Denny Burzynski (dcwill@rice.edu)
Maintainers: Wade Ellis (fgafaculty@gmail.com), Denny Burzynski (dcwill@rice.edu), UniqU, LLC (daniel@theuniqu.com), Math Editors (dlippman@pierce.ctc.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)
Editors: Math Editors (dlippman@pierce.ctc.edu)

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 Collins Williamson
Changes:
math bug fixes

Version: 1.2 Aug 18, 2010 8:14 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
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Version: 1.1 Aug 9, 2010 2:40 pm -0500 by Collins Williamson
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