Solving an Equation with Fractions

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learn how to solve linear equations that involve fractions. The key takeaway is that we can get rid of fractions by multiplying every term by the denominator. This shortcut allows us to avoid dealing with fractions and instead solve the problem without them. By practicing this method, we can better understand the inverse operations and become more comfortable with using them in more complex equations.

Lesson Description:

Solving a linear equation when your variable is multiplied by a fraction

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  • How can you use the distributive property to convert fractions to integers in an equation?
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    This video shows a helpful way to eliminate a faction when solving an equation.