Algebra 1 : How to solve two-step equations

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Algebra 1

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Example Questions

Example Question #51 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Isolate  by subtracting both sides by .

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #581 : Algebra 1

Solve for 

Possible Answers:

 

Correct answer:

 

Explanation:

 Isolate  by adding both sides by .

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #582 : Algebra 1

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Isolate  by subtracting both sides by .

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #51 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Cross-multiply.

 Subtract both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #52 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Cross-multiply.

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #53 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Cross-multiply.

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #54 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Cross-multiply.

 Divide both sides by  to just get .

Example Question #584 : Algebra 1

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Add  to both sides. 

 Cross-multiply.

Example Question #591 : Algebra 1

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Subtract  to both sides. 

 Cross-multiply.

Example Question #55 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 Subtract  to both sides. Since wee subtract two negative numbers, we treat as addition. 

 Cross-multiply. Since we multiplying two negative numbers, answer should be positive. 

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