Solving Linear Equations Part 11

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Lesson Summary:

In Solving Linear Equations Part 11, the lesson focuses on solving linear equations containing grouping symbols like parentheses. The instructor goes step-by-step to demonstrate how to distribute the properties and rearrange variables and constants on both sides of the equation. The lesson also includes checking the solution by plugging in the answer into the original equation.

Lesson Description:

Part 11 of Solving Linear Equations in one variable. Covers solving linear equations containing grouping symbols.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you solve linear equations that involve grouping symbols like parentheses or brackets?
  • How do you solve and check 4(1 - 3x) = 9 - 7x?
  • How do you solve and check 9 - 5x = 12 - (6x + 7)?
  • How do you solve and check 7 - (5 - 8x) = 4x + 3?
  • How do you solve -4[x - 2(2x - 3)] + 1 = 2x - 3?
  • How do you simplify and solve an equation if it has both parentheses and brackets?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson picks up where the previous one left off, solving and checking more linear equations with parentheses in them. Several example problems are shown and all steps are explained.
  • williamschleser

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    Well explained, moves right through with an explanation of every move... great tutorial video.