# Algebra 1 : How to solve one-step equations

## Example Questions

### Example Question #171 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

### Example Question #172 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation. Remember to line-up the decimals. When adding with negative numbers, we treat as an addition problem and just put a negative sign in front.

### Example Question #173 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

### Example Question #174 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation. Remember to line-up the decimals.

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### Example Question #175 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Add . to both sides of the equation. Remember to line-up the decimals.

When adding with negative numbers, we compare the values.  is greater than  and  is negative so our answer is negative. We treat as subtraction problem.

### Example Question #176 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

### Example Question #177 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

We can move one decimal place to the right since both numerator and denominator have one decimal digit.

### Example Question #178 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Divide both sides of the equation by .

We can move one decimal place to the right since both numerator and denominator have one decimal digit.

When dividing one negative number with another negative number, our answer becomes positive.

### Example Question #179 : How To Solve One Step Equations

Solve for :

Explanation:

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Solve for :