# Solve Equation with Variable on Both Sides

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In this lesson, you will learn how to solve equations with a variable on both sides. The key is to get both variables on the same side by eliminating the smaller variable first. Once you have the variable on one side, you can undo the other operations by subtracting or dividing to isolate the variable. Remember to always check your answer by plugging it back into the original equation.

Lesson Description:

Solve an equation with a variable on both sides of the equation

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do I solve for a variable in an equation where the variable is on both sides of the equation?
• What does x equal in the equation 5x+76=11x+10?
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In this lesson, the teacher shows how to solve for a variable in an equation where the variable is on both sides of the equation.