Literal equations

Literal equations - q. (To remove the x, an x was added to...

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Literal equations Literal equations  have no numbers, only symbols (letters).  Example 7 Solve for  q.   qp  –  x  =  y   First add  x  to each side of the equation.  Then divide each side of the equation by  p Operations opposite to those in the original equation were used to isolate 
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Unformatted text preview: q. (To remove the x, an x was added to each side of the equation. Because the problem has q times p, each side of the equation was divided by p....
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