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Presentation by Howard C. McAllister. Copyright 1996
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Determine the value of y = a + b if a = 14 and b = 23.

The response to the request by the problem is

The equation first asks for a.
The problem states that this is

The equation next asks for b.
The problem states that this is

The result of substitution is

The result of doing the arithmetic is

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