You have likely worked with linear equations if, for example, you have ever calculated your salary based on an hourly wage, or compared the costs of cell phone plans. The applications of solving linear equations are widespread and appear in several fields and careers. Solving an algebraic equation is like solving a puzzle, where the solution is the value of the variable that makes the equation true. This module will introduce you to the basic concepts of solving equations, help you solve single-step and multi-step linear equations, as well as show you how to rearrange equations to isolate for a given variable.
Try this activity to test your skills. If you have trouble, check out the information in the module for help.