Rearranging Formulae

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Rearranging Formulae

To rearrange a formula means to change the subject of the formula so that we can isolate the variable we want on one side of the equals sign.

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Rearranging rules

  • When rearranging a formula the golden rule is:
    • Whatever you do to one side you must do to the other.
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E.g.3 Rearrange the formula for a

  • Subtract u → divide by t.

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