Multi-Step Equations with Fractions

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In this lesson, the instructor shows how to solve multi-step equations with fractional coefficients. The first step is to simplify both sides of the equation, and the instructor recommends getting rid of the fractions by multiplying both sides by the least common denominator. Then, the next step is to combine like terms and get the variable on one side. It's important to use the properties of equality to ensure that the equation stays balanced. The lesson concludes with an example where there is no solution to the equation, and the instructor explains why this is the case.

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How to solve multi step equations with fractional coefficients

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I solve a multi-step equation that has fractions in it?
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    In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of how to solve a multi-step equation that has fractions in it.