In the verge of coronavirus pandemic, we are providing FREE access to our entire Online Curriculum to ensure Learning Doesn't STOP!

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

Go back to  'Ex.2.1'

## Question

Solve the equation:

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

Video Solution
Linear Equations
Ex 2.1 | Question 8

## Text Solution

What is known?

Equations

What is unknown?

Value of the variable

Reasoning:

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.

Steps:

Multiplying with $$1.5$$  both sides

$\,\,\frac{y}{{1.5}} \times 1.5 = 1.6 \times 1.5\,\,$

We get $$y = 2.4$$

Learn from the best math teachers and top your exams

• Live one on one classroom and doubt clearing
• Practice worksheets in and after class for conceptual clarity
• Personalized curriculum to keep up with school