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May 21st, 2016, 12:39 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: May 2016 From: UK Posts: 6 Thanks: 0  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) Thanks 
May 21st, 2016, 12:48 PM  #2 
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You can take a common factor out of the two terms on the left $xy+x=x(y+1)$.

May 21st, 2016, 12:51 PM  #3 
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I don't understand how you get that though? Where did the 1 come from?

May 21st, 2016, 02:24 PM  #4 
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