How do you solve #27- 11x = x - 33#?
You want the answer to be of the form
So, start by "undoing" the part of the equation furthest away from the variable: in this case,
1. For this explanation, we will "undo" the
2. Then collect like terms
It should be noted that it is possible to start by "undoing" the
Now we want to have all the
3. "Undo" the
4. Collect like terms
To "solve" the equation the answer must be a "singular"
5. "Undo" the
6. Collect like terms and cancel appropriately
In this context, "undo" means to "do the opposite of", so to "undo" a
Eg: if 1kg was to be added to one side of a balance scale, the same weight must be added to the other side so that the balance is maintained.