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    rearranging

    2a+5c=af+7c

    How could i re arrange this to make a the subject...Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chez_ View Post
    2a+5c=af+7c

    How could i re arrange this to make a the subject...Thanks
    2a+5c=af+7c

    2a-af=7c-5c

    a(2-f)=2c

    a=\frac{2c}{2-f}
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chez_ View Post
    2a+5c=af+7c

    How could i re arrange this to make a the subject...Thanks
    2a+5c=af+7c
    \therefore 2a - af = 7c - 5c
    \therefore a(2-f) = 2c
    \therefore a=\frac{2c}{(2-f)}

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