# Difference between revisions of "Example"

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− | An example is a problem plus the | + | An example is a problem plus the [[step]]s leading up to its solution. For instance, if the problem is "Solve 12+2*x=15 for x" then one example is: |

In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write | In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write |

## Revision as of 22:10, 30 January 2007

An example is a problem plus the steps leading up to its solution. For instance, if the problem is "Solve 12+2*x=15 for x" then one example is:

In order to solve 12+2*x=15 for x, we write

- 2*x=15-12
- 2*x=3
- x=3/2
- x=1.5

There are 4 steps in this solution.