In this lesson, you will learn how to solve multi-step equations with fractions. The first step is to simplify and get rid of the fractions by either multiplying by the reciprocal or multiplying by what's on the bottom. Once the fractions are gone, you can solve the equation as you normally would. However, if the denominators are the same, you can also work with the fractions to solve the equation. Remember to always simplify and get the variable on one side before solving.
How to solve a multi step equation with fractions
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How do I solve a multi-step equation when the variable is being multiplied by a fraction?
What does v equal in the equation (2/3)v-6=6-(2/3)v?
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In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of how to solve a multistep equation that has fractions in it.