Algebra 1 : How to solve one-step equations

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Algebra 1

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Example Questions

Example Question #131 : Algebra 1

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both sides of the equation by the reciprocal of .

Rewrite and simplify.

Example Question #132 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

Example Question #131 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Convert  to a fraction.

Dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal.

Rewrite and simplify.

Example Question #132 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Remember when a positive number is multiplied by a negative number then the answer is negative.

Example Question #135 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

Example Question #133 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Remember when a positive number is divided by a negative number then the answer is negative.

Example Question #135 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

Example Question #135 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Remember that when two negative numbers are multiplied together then the answer is positive.

Example Question #136 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Remember when a positive number is multiplied by a negative number then the answer is negative.

Example Question #134 : Algebra 1

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Dividing by a number is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal. Rewrite and simplify.

Remember that when two negative numbers are multiplied together then the answer is positive.

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