# Solving Linear Equations Part 7

Taught by YourMathGal
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on solving linear equations, the focus is on using the multiplication property of equality and clearing denominators when fractions are involved. The instructor demonstrates two methods for solving equations and emphasizes that multiplying by the least common denominator can be especially useful when there are two or more fractions. Through examples and step-by-step instructions, the lesson helps students build problem-solving skills and gain confidence in their ability to tackle challenging math problems.

Lesson Description:

Part 7 of Solving Linear Equations in one variable. Covers solving linear equations using the multiplication property of equality and how to clear denominators when fractions are involved.

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do you solve an equation with fractions such as 3/5x - 14 = -8 and check your solution?
• How can you solve an equation with fractions by first eliminating the fractions?
• How do you solve an equation with multiple fractions with different denominators such as 1 - 2/9x = -1/3 and check your solution?
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This lesson has more example problems of solving equations using properties of equality. Slightly more complicated example problems that include fractions are shown, multiple methods are used, and all steps are explained very well.