Last class you solved equations where you had to deal with a coefficient on the *x. *Today, you will be solving similar problems, except that the variable has been divided by something, so we are getting rid of a denominator. Note that dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by a reciprocal, so dividing by a number is the same as having a coefficient that is a fraction.

For example, consider the equation:

. This could also be thought of as- Resources:

Notes

Assignment

- p392

Things you should be able to do after today:

- Solve equations of the type by reverse order of operations
- Communicate your work effectively