### Concept (1)

It can be difficult to understand solving multi step equations, but after learning how to solve one step and two step equations this is the final step in learning how to solve for a variable. Solving multi step equations is an important skill that involves using additive and multiplicative inverses and the variable that makes the equation true.

### Sample Problems (8)

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Solve for x. Check your solution.

3 − 2(x + 4) = 5
###### Problem 1
How to solve multi-step equations when there is a whole number answer.

Solve for x.

5x + 3(x − 4) = 16
###### Problem 2
How to solve multi-step equations when there is a fraction answer.

Solve for m. Check your solution.

 m − 3 + 4 = 10 2
###### Problem 3
How to solve multi-step equations when x is in the numerator.
###### Problem 4
Strategy for turning equations with fractions into integers only by multiplying by the least common denominator
###### Problem 5
Using the distributive property or combining like terms to simplify and multi-step equation
###### Problem 6
Examples of turning word problems into equations and solving for an unknown algebraically
###### Problem 7
Guess and check chart strategy for solving word problems without equations
###### Problem 8
Strategy for turning decimals into integers when solving an equation