# Solving a Two-Step Literal Equation

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In this lesson, we learn how to solve a two-step literal equation by first identifying the variable and isolating it. Then, we use inverse operations to simplify the equation and solve for the variable. It's important to remember that literal equations will usually involve multiple variables and may not result in a direct numeric answer, but rather a numeric answer combined with variables.

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How to solve a two step literal equation

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do I solve for f in the equation 7f+g=5?
• How do I solve for one variable in a literal equation in terms of the other variable(s) in the equation?
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In this lesson, the teacher shows how to solve for one variable in a literal equation in terms of the other variable(s) in the equation.