Writing and Solving Equations

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Lesson Description:

An introduction to writing and solving equations from real-world situations.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What does it mean to solve an equation?
  • How do you solve equations?
  • How do you write an equation for the price of a cab fare if there is a flat fee of $5 as well as a fee of $2 per mile?
  • How many miles can you go on $25 if the cab fee equation is f = 2m + 5?
  • How do you solve 25 = 2m + 5?
  • What are some techniques for solving equations for a variable?
  • How do you solve 5x = 15 by multiplying by the reciprocal to solve?
  • How do you solve -3/2y = 15 by multiplying by the reciprocal to solve?
  • How do you check your solution to an equation?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson will show you how to write an equation from a real-world problem situation and then solve the equation for a given question. The main skill learned in this lesson is solving an equation for a variable.