I've been trying to figure this out for hours now. could anybody help out? I have to make x the subject of the formula 7 = 3 + x any help would be greatly appreciated because this is driving me insane
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Originally Posted by Mikeysharkface I've been trying to figure this out for hours now. could anybody help out? I have to make x the subject of the formula 7 = 3 + x any help would be greatly appreciated because this is driving me insane I'm not sure what you are looking for but the only thing that can be done is x = -3 + 7 x = 4
Originally Posted by Mikeysharkface I have to make x the subject of the formula 7 = 3 + x C'mon Mikey: 3 + WHAT = 7 ? Yes, it's that simple And that's not a "formula"; it's an equation.
I am looking to make x the subject so x= (something) so you subtracted x from both sides to give 7 - x = 3?
Wilmer I could figure it out if it was a simple equation like that because the answer is obviously 4. But the questionvwhich i have to answer says: Make x the subject of the formula 7 = 3 + x
Originally Posted by Mikeysharkface I am looking to make x the subject so x= (something) so you subtracted x from both sides to give 7 - x = 3? try subtracting 3
Melvis If I subtracted 3 from 7 = 3 + x it would leave me with x = 4 it can't be that easy, surely
Originally Posted by Mikeysharkface Melvis If I subtracted 3 from 7 = 3 + x it would leave me with x = 4 it can't be that easy, surely Your terminology is odd to me. I've never heard "make x the subject." What I have heard is, "Solve for x." And yes, it's that easy.
Originally Posted by Mikeysharkface If I subtracted 3 from 7 = 3 + x it would leave me with x = 4 it can't be that easy, surely YES it is that simple. Yer suffering of "paralysis by analysis" x is equal to four ; x = subject, is = verb, ....
Thanks guys, very much appreciate your help. I'll let you know how I get on
undefined Originally Posted by undefined Your terminology is odd to me. I've never heard "make x the subject." What I have heard is, "Solve for x." And yes, it's that easy. it's a rearranging forumla question
It was that simple, cheers guys.
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