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Transposition (3) More Transposition of Simple Formulae

EXERCISE 1
1. Transpose for x (i.e. solve for x):

(a) x =4 (b) 3 x = 5

25
Ans:
Ans: 16 9

(c) 3 x 6 = 9 (d) 5 x 3 = x + 7

Ans: 25 Ans: 6.25

2. Transpose for x (i.e. solve for x):

(a) 2 x + 5 = 20 (b) 3 x 1 + 5 = 11

Ans: x = 95 Ans: x = 5

1+ 2 x 1+ 2 x (d) 2 3x + 16 + 3x = 13
(c) =1
2 3

Ans: x = 6.25 Ans: x = 3


2. Transpose for x (i.e. solve for x):

(a) 2 x 2 = 8 (b) 3 x 2 5 = 1

Ans: x = ±2 2 Ans: x = ±1.414

(c) ( x + 2) 2 = 9 9
(d) 4( x 1) 2 =
4

1 7
Ans: ,
Ans: 1, 5 4 4
8 9 x 10 x 29
(c) + = (d) =
x 2x 2 x 2 2x

Ans: x = ±5 Ans: x = ±7

2. Transpose for x (i.e. solve for x):

(a) 3 x 2 = 3 (b) x 2 x = 20

Ans: x = undetermined Ans: x = 4, 5

x 5
(c) =
2 x+3

Ans: x = 2, 5