q=c+d/5 for d

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  1. math_celebrity

    math_celebrity Administrator Staff Member

    q=c+d/5 for d

    Subtract c from each side to solve this literal equation:
    q - c = c - c + d/5

    Cancel the c's on the right side, we get
    d/5 = q - c

    Multiply each side by 5:
    5d/5 = 5(q - c)

    Cancel the 5's on the left side, we get:
    d = 5(q - c)

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