### 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$$ […]