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EW is correct...a literal equation usually involves several variables....we are not trying to find a numerical answer...rather....we are using the equation to (usually) solve for a variable

A. not an equation

B. We can find a numerical value for x....so...not literal

C. this is an identity

D is literal.....we can use it to solve for either x or y

CPhill Mar 5, 2019