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    Solving for an indicated variable?

    Hi, im having trouble with this could someone explain to me step by step how i would do this type of problem, thanks


    Solve the formula for z

    6w+3z-7=w
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    First put all the terms except the z term on the right side of the equal sign by adding and subtracting those terms to the right side.

    3z = w - 6w + 7

    then simplifly the w - 6w

    3z = -5w +7

    then divide by 3 to solve for z

    z = \frac{-5w+7}{3}

    Does this make sense?
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    Smile

    I saw what you did, i think i remember now...u made it seem less complex thanks!
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    No problem

    I see you are new here so welcome to the forum.

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