What is the purple math solver?


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The Purplemath solver is a website that offers lessons on ways to solve many forms of algebraic problems. It provides detailed steps on how to solve quadratic, linear and rational equations, among others.

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Some examples offered at the site include 2/3 = x/3, where x = 2, because the denominators are equal. Steps for (x-1)/15 = 2/5 are: The expression is converted to a common denominator of 15, such that (x-1)15 = (2/5) x (3/3); (x-1)/15 = 6/15. Comparing the numerators, x-1 = 6, so x = 7.

Quadratic equations of the form (a - b) (a + B) are solved through taking the square root, the quadratic formula and completing the square.

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