Unit 12 Section 1 : Substitution into Formulae 1
In this section we practise substituting numbers for the letters in a formula: in other words, we replace the letters in formulae with their numerical values.
In formulae, when we want to add or subtract letters, we use the normal symbols for add (+) and subtract (–).
If we want to multiply, we only write the multiply sign between numbers, not between numbers and letters or between letters and letters. If we want to divide, we write the division as a fraction.
Example QuestionIf a = 6. b = 3 and c = 7, calculate the value of:
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