EX.2.1 Q8 Linear Equations in One Variable Solutions - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Solve the equation:

\(\begin{align}1.6\,\, = \,\,\frac{y}{{1.5}}\end{align}\)

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Ex 2.1 | Question 8

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What is known?


What is unknown?

Value of the variable


In an equation values of left-hand side (LHS) and right-hand side (RHS) are equal. The two sides of the equation are balanced. We perform mathematical operations so that the balance is not disturbed.


Multiplying with \(1.5\)  both sides

\[\,\,\frac{y}{{1.5}} \times 1.5 = 1.6 \times 1.5\,\,\]

We get \(y = 2.4\)