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Lect2 - Solving Equations of Degree 1(Linear Equations...

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92.131 Lecture 2 1 of 15 Ronald Brent © 2010 All rights reserved. Solving Equations of Degree 1 (Linear Equations): Definition: The equation 0 = + b x a is called an equation of degree 1. Example: Solve for x : 0 25 5 = x . 25 0 25 25 5 + = + x , Or 25 5 = x . Dividing both sides by 5: 5 25 5 5 = x , giving 5 = x . Easy! Check the answer! Substitute 5 = x back into the original equation. 0 25 5 5 = .
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