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Isolate for the variable given. Show all of your work.

A = (B + C) / D

isolate for C

A = (B + C) / D

A * D = B + C

C = A * D – B

Thanks for your help.. :)

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In summary, to isolate for the variable C in the equation A = (B + C) / D, you need to multiply both sides by D and subtract B to get the equation C = A * D - B. It is important to use proper parentheses when solving longer equations on a calculator to ensure accurate answers.

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Dazed

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Isolate for the variable given. Show all of your work.

A = (B + C) / D

isolate for C

A = (B + C) / D

A * D = B + C

C = A * D – B

Thanks for your help.. :)

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quasar987

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Why that looks perfect.

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Multiply each side by D, and subtract by B will always give you the correct equation for C if this is the previous formula..

Isolating for C means rearranging the equation so that C is on one side of the equals sign by itself. This allows us to solve for the value of C.

In order to solve for the value of C, we need to isolate it on one side of the equation. This allows us to clearly see the relationship between C and the other variables in the equation.

The steps to isolate for C are as follows:

- Distribute the division by D to the terms inside the parentheses, giving A * D = B + C
- Subtract B from both sides of the equation, giving A * D - B = C
- Finally, divide both sides by 1 to isolate C and get the final answer of C = (A * D - B) / 1

Yes, the general steps of distributing, simplifying, and isolating can be applied to other equations in order to solve for a specific variable.

Isolating for a specific variable allows scientists to understand its individual impact on the overall equation or experiment. This allows for more accurate analysis and conclusions to be drawn.

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