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May 21st, 2016, 11:39 AM   #1
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Can anyone explain this to me in a really simple way?

Could someone please explain this simply ass i really do not get how to do it!!

Transpose the following to make the letter in the bracket the subject.

If XY+X=7 (X)

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You can take a common factor out of the two terms on the left $xy+x=x(y+1)$.
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I don't understand how you get that though? Where did the 1 come from?
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I don't understand how you get that though? Where did the 1 come from?
$\displaystyle x=x\times 1$
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I don't understand how you get that though? Where did the 1 come from?
Multiply out $x(y+1)$. Where does the 1 go?
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