Is the following word correct?

Question) x = 3y, y = 4t

Considering the equations above, represent x with respect to t.

Answer) x = 12t

Is the bold sentence correct?

  • It could be written several different ways. I can't see anything wrong with the above, though.
    – Hot Licks
    Commented Apr 25, 2016 at 1:40

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I believe the norm is to write something like "express x in terms of t".


You can simply say

Solve x with respect to t.

Alternatively, I have seen this kind of question commonly formatted in the following way:


Considering the equations

    x = 3y
    y = 4t

Solve x with respect to t

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