One variable Problem 2

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Lesson Description:

Learn how to use algebra and one variable to define more than one unknown quantity, write an equation, solve it, and check it.

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  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson tackles more word problem riddles in which you need to find two different values, and you can solve them by using just one variable. The problems are solved and explained very well. This is a great video series for learning how to solve word problem puzzles.