# Solving by Removing the Denominator

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This lesson teaches how to solve equations with denominators by multiplying both sides by the denominator. This effectively cancels out the denominator, allowing for standard algebraic operations to be performed on the equation. The transcript uses an example to demonstrate the process and emphasizes the importance of simplifying the fraction before multiplying by the denominator.

Lesson Description:

Solving an equation by simplifying by getting rid of the denominator

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This lesson shows how to solve an equation where the entire side of the equation that the variable is on is being divided by a constant.