Can you solve the equation shown?
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This version of the applet uses the MathJax system for displaying maths symbols.
This question appears in the following syllabi:
|AP Calculus AB (USA)||1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|AP Calculus BC (USA)||1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|AQA A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|AQA AS Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Algebra||Algebra and Function Basics|
|AQA AS/A2 Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Algebra||Algebra and Function Basics|
|CCEA A-Level (NI)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|CIE A-Level (UK)||P1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|B Algebra and Functions||Basics||Algebraic Basics|
|Edexcel A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Edexcel AS Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Algebraic Expressions||Algebra and Function Basics|
|Edexcel AS/A2 Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Algebraic Expressions||Algebra and Function Basics|
|I.B. Higher Level||2||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|I.B. Standard Level||2||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Methods (UK)||M1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|I.B. (MSSL)||4||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|OCR A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|OCR AS Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Indices and Surds||Algebra and Function Basics|
|OCR MEI AS Maths 2017||Pure Maths||Problem Solving and Proof||Algebra and Function Basics|
|OCR-MEI A-Level (UK - Pre-2017)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Pre-U A-Level (UK)||1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Scottish (Highers + Advanced)||HM1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Scottish Highers||M1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|Universal (all site questions)||A||Algebra and Functions||Basics|
|WJEC A-Level (Wales)||C1||Algebra and Functions||Basics|