To explain: An equation to model a real world situation and give an example.
Consider an example for an equation to model a real-world situation.
A rectangular plot is used for farming. The rectangular plot is thrice as long as it is wide. The area of plot is . Find the width of plot.
In this question width of plot is ask to find. Consider the unknown value x.
Let, the width of plot be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In algebra|
|Width of plot||x|
|Length of plot||3x|
Model the equation for the above information.
Thus, the width of plot is 24 ft.
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