### Worked examples – First degree equations

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 and Gradients of a straight line

Equations and Gradients of a straight line What is a straight line? A straight line is a line with no curves. By definition we can say that a straight line is the set of all points between and extending beyond two points. Equation of a straight line An equation of the first degree of the […]