Alissa Fong

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Solving Equations - one variable term - Problem 3

Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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If we know the total of something, that value will be isolated on one side of the equals sign, almost like a goal. The other parts will be combined on another side of the equals sign. Assign a variable for the unknown quantity, and use solving techniques to "undo" what's been done to the variable. Check to make sure your answer makes sense in the end.

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