Algebra 1 : How to solve two-step equations

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Example Questions

Example Question #81 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #81 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #83 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #84 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #85 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #86 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Multiply both sides by .

Example Question #82 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Substitute  for  because:

Example Question #87 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Subtract  from both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #88 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

Multiply both sides of the equation by .

Example Question #83 : How To Solve Two Step Equations

Solve for :

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  to both sides of the equation.

Divide both sides of the equation by . Remember that dividing by a fraction is the same as multiplying by its reciprocal; therefore, multiply both sides of the equation by .

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