- A general description of
a formula states that variables and symbols are used to show
how quantities relate to one another.
- For any given formula,
numbers must be substituted for the variables, to find the value
of any specific part of that formula.
The formula for
distance will serve as a good example.
rate multiplied by time.
= r t
A car travels at a rate
of 65 mph for 5 hours.
How far did it travel?
d = 65 x 5
d = 325 miles
rides her bike for 2.5 hours
at a speed of 6.5 mph. How far did Clara travel?
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