Multi-Step Equations with Like Terms
|Like Terms||Unlike Terms|
Using the Distributive Property of Multiplication
To add or subtract like terms, we can use the Distributive Property of Multiplication.
To solve an equation with two or more like terms, we need to combine the terms first.
Solving for Unknown Values
This problem requires us to deal with fractions. We need to write all the terms on the left over a common denominator of six.
This problem requires us to deal with fractions. We need to write all the terms on the left over a common denominator of ten.
Solve the following equations for the unknown variable.
1.3x−0.7x=12 −10a−2(a+5)=14 5(2y−3y)=−20 23x−15x=1415 5x−(3x+2)=1 s−3s8=56 10(y+5y)=10 2.3x+2(0.75x−3.5)=7.5 3(x+2)+5(2−x)=−32 6x+2(5x−2)=12
To view the Review answers, open this PDF file and look for section 3.5.