# Algebraic symbol manipulation

• Mar 24th 2010, 12:19 PM
RECONDO89
Algebraic symbol manipulation
Hey, i have a question here, its probally so simple, but im confused with it for some reason, should i reverse the order of the numbers? can you just show me what the process is? thanks!

Solve the following equation for a

a-12=b
• Mar 24th 2010, 12:25 PM
harish21
Quote:

Originally Posted by RECONDO89
Hey, i have a question here, its probally so simple, but im confused with it for some reason, should i reverse the order of the numbers? can you just show me what the process is? thanks!

Solve the following equation for a

a-12=b

$a-12+12= b+12$

$a = b+12$
• Mar 24th 2010, 12:28 PM
RECONDO89
BTW Iron Maiden rules lol
• Mar 24th 2010, 12:53 PM
harish21
Quote:

Originally Posted by RECONDO89
BTW Iron Maiden rules lol

Hells Yes for Iron Maiden. I cant wait for their concert (North American tour) in July