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    solve for variable

    Quick question. Solve for the variable "a."

    x=y+(a*t)


    Help is appreciated! Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by robfrech View Post
    Quick question. Solve for the variable "a."

    x=y+(a*t)


    Help is appreciated! Thanks!
    First, isolate the variable "a"

    at=x-y

    Now divide both sides by "t"

    a=\frac{x-y}{t}
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