Study Guide: Rearranging Equations

Produced by Graham Currell, University of the West of England, Bristol in association with:
Royal Society of Chemistry, 'Discover Maths for Chemists' website
, and

Essential Mathematics and Statistics for Science, 2nd Edition
   Graham Currell and Antony Dowman, Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

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Most resource topics listed below include a series of QVAs - questions with video answers. If you need further help in understanding these topics, you may search the Discover Maths for Chemists website for other resources using the appropriate 'keywords' and 'level'.

Video Tip: SIX rules for rearranging equations
Video Tip: Using the rules of BODMAS

Video Tip: Using 'powers of ten' for scientific (standard) notation in a calculator and Excel
 

QVAs - Questions + Video Answers:
Topics in recommended order of study
(click to run QVAs)
Keywords Level
BODMAS rules BODMAS Basic
Some basic techniques in algebra algebra Basic
Rearranging simple equations rearranging equations Basic
Rearranging pV = nRT ideal gas laws Basic
Substituting values in pV = nRT ideal gas laws Basic
Rearranging more complicated equations rearranging equations Basic/Intermediate
Rearranging exponential equations rearranging exponentials Intermediate

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29/03/10