Solving Single-step Equations - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

Equations are fundamental to Algebra, and solving one step equations is necessary for students in order to learn how to solve two-step equations, and other multi-step equations. Solving one-step equations means finding the value for the variable that makes the statement true using additive and multiplicative inverses.

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Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 1

Solve for x. Check your solution.

x + 5 = 12
Problem 1
How to solve single step equations when there is a whole number answer.
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 2

Solve for x. Check your solution.

3x = 17
Problem 2
How to solve single step equations when there is a fraction answer.
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 3
x/5 = 15
Problem 3
How to solve single step equations when x is the numerator.
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 4

Solve for x. Check your solution.

12 = 90/x
Problem 4
How to solve single step equations when x is the denominator.
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 5
Problem 5
Clarifying the idea of "solving" for a variable
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 6
Problem 6
How to check your work after you have solved a single step equation
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 7
Problem 7
How to solve proportions when the variable is in the numerator of a fraction
Solving Single-step Equations - Problem 8
Problem 8
Practice turning number relationships written in words into algebra or symbolic notation and solving for the unknown