Week 8 Day 1 Lesson Summary

What does it mean to "solve for a variable"?

How do we solve for a variable?

Solve the following eqaution for h: k * h = 2

Solve the following equation for r: 50 - 4r = p

Suppose you are organizing a party and have a budget of b dollars for the appetizers. You plan to order v vegetarian spring rolls at $0.75 each and s shrimp rolls at $0.95 each. The equation 0.75v + 0.95s = b represents this constraint. Solve the equation for s. When might it be handy to use the equation when it is solve for s?