In this lesson, the speaker explains how to solve one-step equations using division. They emphasize the importance of understanding the properties of equality and using inverse operations to isolate the variable being solved for. The example given is a negative 13 times a number equals negative 39, and the speaker walks through dividing by negative 13 to get the variable by itself. The lesson ends with the reminder to always consider what is happening to the variable and use the opposite or inverse operation to cancel it out.
Solving a one step equation using division
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Questions answered by this video:
How do I solve a one step equation where the variable is being multiplied by a number?
What does z equal in the equation 13z=-39?
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This lesson shows an example of solving a one step equation by using division.