Check solutions of Equations

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Shows how to decide if a given number is a solution to an equation.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you check solutions of equations?
  • How do you know if a number is a solution to an equation?
  • What are the steps for figuring out if a number is a solution to a given equation?
  • How do you know if 2 is a solution to 3x + 9 = 2x + 11?
  • Is 6 a solution to 2x + 7 = 3x?
  • Is 5 a solution of x - 3 = x - 3?
  • Is 10 also a solution to x - 3 = x - 3?
  • How can you tell if 2/3 is a solution of 18x = 12?
  • Is 13 a solution to x - 6 = x?
  • Can some equations have more than 1 solution?
  • Are there some equations that have no solutions?
  • How can you check if a number is a solution to an algebraic equation if there is an exponent in the problem?
  • Is 2 a solution to x^2 + 5x = 14?
  • Is 5 a solution of 2x^2 - 20 = 6x?
  • Is 3 a solution to x^2 = 5x?
  • How do you check your work in Algebra?
  • Staff Review

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    This lesson explains the steps for how to determine whether a given number is a solution to an equation. A whole bunch of example problems are shown in this video. This method is a very important step for solving any equation in Algebra to make sure that you solved it correctly.