### Worked examples – First degree equations

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Worked Examples – First degree equations Based on what we have explained to the article First degree Equations, we are going to solve some equations below: Example 1 Solve the equation: a) $displaystyle 5x=-60$$displaystyle x=frac{{-60}}{5}$$ displaystyle x=-12$ b) $displaystyle -3x=-9$$displaystyle x=frac{{-9}}{{-3}}$$ displaystyle x=3$ c) $displaystyle frac{1}{3}x=12$$displaystyle x=frac{{12}}{{frac{1}{3}}}=12cdot 3$$ displaystyle x=36$ d) $displaystyle x=-x$\$ […]

### Equations. First degree equation

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First degree equation What is an equation? An equation in mathematics is a statement that links 2 expressions with the equal symbol. One of the basic type of equations are the first degree equations,that can be called as ‘’Linear equations”. Linear Equations with one variable A linear equation is an equation that represents a line on […]