Solving Two-Step Equations

Order Matters

What does the order of operations have to do with solving equations? Quite a bit, as it turns out. In this lesson, Kate uses the order of operations to explain why we solve two-step equations the way we do.

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Simplifying and solving are opposite procedures. Because of this, you actually work the order of operations BACKWARDS when solving equations.

Watch the Virtual GED Class video below for a complete explanation and tons of worked example problems.


Solving Two Step Equations with WORKED SOLUTIONS.pdf

Solve two-step equations involving whole numbers and the basic operations.

This worksheet from Kuta Software has you solve two step equations with negatives.

Solving 2 and 3 Step Equations ADVANCED (5).pdf

Mixed practice with negatives, fractions, and exponents.


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