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    Hi can anyone work out these equations but break it down or step by step to how you get to the answer please. I'm getting the hang of subject formula but I just can't figure these 2 questions out. Thank you!


    1.) Rearrange y= 1/2x + 2 to make x the subject

    2.) Rearrange y= 1/3x + 1 to make x the subject
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    (Original post by xDivax90x)
    Hi can anyone work out these equations but break it down or step by step to how you get to the answer please. I'm getting the hang of subject formula but I just can't figure these 2 questions out. Thank you!


    1.) Rearrange y= 1/2x + 2 to make x the subject

    2.) Rearrange y= 1/3x + 1 to make x the subject
    Assuming it's y = \frac{x}{2} + 2 then try subtracting 2 from both sides and then multiplying both sides by 2.

    Assuming it's y = \frac{1}{2x} + 2, try subtracting 2 from both sides then taking the reciprocal of both sides, culminating in a division of 2 of both sides.

    Rinse and repeat for the second equation.
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    (Original post by xDivax90x)
    Hi can anyone work out these equations but break it down or step by step to how you get to the answer please. I'm getting the hang of subject formula but I just can't figure these 2 questions out. Thank you!


    1.) Rearrange y= 1/2x + 2 to make x the subject

    2.) Rearrange y= 1/3x + 1 to make x the subject
    for the first

    start by subtracting 2 from both sides

    or

    multiply each of the 3 terms of the equation by 2
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Assuming it's y = \frac{x}{2} + 2 then try subtracting 2 from both sides and then multiplying both sides by 2.

    Assuming it's y = \frac{1}{2x} + 2, try subtracting 2 from both sides then taking the reciprocal of both sides, culminating in a division of 2 of both sides.

    Rinse and repeat for the second equation.
    Sorry realised the equation didn't form right.

    It's....

    1.) y = \frac{1}{2}x + 2

    2.) y = \frac{1}{3}x + 1
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    (Original post by xDivax90x)
    Sorry realised the equation didn't form right.

    It's....

    1.) y = \frac{1}{2}x + 2
    Then it's the first option in my post, subtract 2 from both sides and then multiply both sides by 2, that should isolate x.
 
 
 
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