In this lesson, NAMI teaches how to solve one-step equations using the multiplication property. By dividing both sides of the equation, students can isolate the variable and solve for it. NAMI uses several examples, including equations with negative numbers and fractions, to demonstrate the process. The goal of the lesson is to help students build confidence in solving equations and prepare them for more complicated problems in the future.
A few quick examples of solving one step, one variable, equations by dividing on both sides.
Questions answered by this video:
How do you solve equations?
How do you solve -5x = -45?
How can you use the multiplication property of equality to solve equations?
How do you solve the equation 3y = -27?
How can you check to make sure that your solution to an equation is correct?
How do you solve the equation -6z = 27?
How do you simplify 27/-6?
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This lesson is a very basic introduction to solving simple equations using the multiplication property of equality. Several basic equations are solved with each step shown and explained.