   Chapter A.2, Problem 36E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 33 to 36, find the value of the indicated variable for each given formula. Y ,  if  m = Y − y X − x , m = − 3 2 , y = 1 , X = 2  and  x = − 2

To determine

To find:

The value of the indicated variable Y for the given formula.

Explanation

Concept for evaluating the expression:

1) In an algebraic expression, letters can stand for numbers.

2) Substitute a specific value for each variable.

3) Then perform the operations.

Calculation:

Given:

Formula: m=YyXx

Substitute m=32y=1,X=2 and x=2 in the given formula, we get

m=YyXx32=Y12(2)32=<

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