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    Simple Algebra?

    I am working on a Centroid Integration problem, and I am having problems rearranging a simple equation in terms of x. Can you have a look at this and tell me if I am going mad?

    y = h/b (b - x)

    should be x = b/h (h - y)

    Is that right?

    thanks to those who help.
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    looks good...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cesspit View Post
    y = h/b (b - x)
    I find it easier to "see" if these are posted this way: y = h(b - x) / b
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilmer View Post
    I find it easier to "see" if these are posted this way: y = h(b - x) / b
    Or even better:

     y = \frac{h(b-x)}{b}

    You can always just click on the LaTex equations in anyone's posts to see the exact markup used to create it.
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    Its part of a larger problem involving centroid of triangle by integration, Its probably best to leave it as  x=\frac {b}{h}(h-y)
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    You're missing the point Cess.
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