How do you solve and check your solutions to #48=8c#?
Divide both sides by 8 to get that
Then, plug in
To solve the equation, you need to get
How do we do that? Well, since both sides of the equation are equal, we can divide both sides of the equation by
#color(white)"X...."48 = 8c#
#48 div 8 = 8c div 8#
#color(white)"X.-.-."6 = c#
This tells us that
Now, we need to check our solution. We do this by "plugging in" 6 for
#48 =^? 8c#
#48 =^? 8times6#
#48 =^color(limegreen)(sqrt()) 48#
So our solution is correct!
The idea is to isolate c if you will. In order to do that, we need to dive both sides of the equation by 8.
The 8 cancels out on the right side, leaving us with:
To check your answer, simply take the value of c that you found and plug it back into the original equation.
Since the equation above is correct, our answer is correct.