Solving Multi-Step Equations

Unit 2 Lesson 2

STEPS FOR SOLVING MULTI-STEP EQUATIONS:

1) Distribute.
2) Combine like terms.
3) Move the variable to the left.
4) Undo addition or subtraction.
5) Undo multiplication or division.

LET'S DO AN EXAMPLE!

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STEP 1: Distribute.

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STEP 2: COMBINE LIKE TERMS.

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Step 3: Move the variable to the left.

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STEP 4: UNDO ADDITION OR SUBTRACTION.

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STEP 5: UNDO THE MULTIPLICATION OR DIVISION.

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