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Changing the Subject of the Formula

How to change the subject of a formula

The following steps will highlight how to change the subject of a formula, which is required for Prelim Standard Math across many different topics.

  1. Move everything, other than the pronumeral you want as the subject to the right-hand side of the equation by adding, misusing, multiplying or dividing different terms.
  2. Ensure that all the like terms are collected

 

How to change the subject of the formula between Fahrenheit and celsius

The video below explains how to change the formula for Fahrenheit and celsius to get the desired metric unit.

 

How to change the subject of the formula to find the surface area of a sphere

The following video explains how to find the surface area of a sphere by changing the subject.

 

Still stuck?

The following video shows you a simplified way of changing the subject of an equation to find the value of your desired pronumeral.