# Difference between revisions of "Example"

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In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write | In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write | ||

− | 2*x=15-12 | + | ; 2*x=15-12 |

− | 2*x=3 | + | ; 2*x=3 |

− | x=3/2 | + | ; x=3/2 |

− | x=1.5 | + | ; x=1.5 |

There are 4 steps in this solution. | There are 4 steps in this solution. | ||

[[Category:Glossary]] | [[Category:Glossary]] | ||

[[Category:PSLC General]] | [[Category:PSLC General]] |

## Revision as of 18:08, 30 January 2007

An example is a problem plus the steps leading up to its solution. For instance, if the problem is "Solve 12+2*x=15 for x" then one example is:

In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write

- 2*x=15-12
- 2*x=3
- x=3/2
- x=1.5

There are 4 steps in this solution.